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.
- Nestlé MILKMAID®400 g
- Grated bottle gourd750 g
- Milk500 ml
- Sabudana150 g
- Basmati rice2 tbsp
- Saffron1 g
- Ghee50 ml
- Cardamom powder1 tsp
- Dry fruits100 g
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.
Garnish with dry fruits and serve
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