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Gil-E-Firdaus is as royal as its name! This Hyderabadi dessert is prepared with all the rich and flavourful ingredients, and is a staple at weddings or special occasions. It contains a combination of sago pearls, milk, bottle gourd, basmati rice, and Nestlé MILKMAID®, which are slow cooked and thickened to relish.

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Gil -E-Firdaus Ingredients Ingredients
  • Nestlé MILKMAID®
    400 g
  • Grated bottle gourd
    750 g
  • Milk
    500 ml
  • Sabudana
    150 g
  • Basmati rice
    2 tbsp
  • Saffron
    1 g
  • Ghee
    50 ml
  • Cardamom powder
    1 tsp
  • Dry fruits
    100 g
How to Make Gil -E-Firdaus

Prepare Gil -E-Firdaus

  • Step 1

    Wash and soak sabudana and rice for 1 hour. Grind the rice in coarse paste.

  • Step 2

    In a heavy bottom pot, heat ghee and fry the dry fruits and keep aside.

  • Step 3

    In the same pot, add grated bottle gourd and fry for some time and add milk.

  • Step 4

    In a separate pan, heat milk along with some water and boil sabudana.

  • Step 5

    Add MILKMAID®, rice paste and cardamom powder, and cook well.

  • Step 6

    Mix both the mixtures together and cook until it achieves a thick consistancy.

  • Step 7

    Garnish with dry fruits and serve.

  • Serving Suggestions:

    Garnish with dry fruits and serve

*The recipes have been designed with the help of our products to retain the flavour, texture, appearance for the time of delivery (30 – 40 mins from being made to end consumer delivery). Please note that any change in ingredient (type/quantity), method of preparation and the type of packaging used will have an impact on the delivery friendliness of the recipes.

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