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My favourite dish to cook during Navratri: Chef Mohit Tak, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi

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Image 1 e1618120833286 My favourite dish to cook during Navratri: Chef Mohit Tak, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi
Chef Mohit Tak

India’s top Chefs shared their Favourite Dish to Eat During Navratri along with the recipe, so all food lovers can make it in their home for their loved ones.

We wait all year for celebrating food during the ongoing Navratri festival coming up in mid-April 2021. The 9-day of festivities puts a spotlight on what is traditionally known as Navratri fare but these meals are probably some of the most nutritious and diet-friendly meals in the world.

Chef Mohit Tak, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi shares his Favourite Dish to Eat During Navratri

Happy Navratri! Happy Cooking!

Recipe – Mishri Makhane Ki Kheer

Favourite Dish to Cook During Navratri
Favourite Dish to Cook During Navratri

Ingredients   :

  • Makhane/Fox Nuts                                      100 gms
  • Mishri/Sugar Candy                                     50 gms
  • Full Cream Milk                                            1 Ltrs
  • Saffron                                                           a Pinch
  • Almonds                                                        50 gms
  • Cashew Nuts                                                50 gms
  • Pine Nuts                                                      20 gms
  • Raisins                                                           20 gms
  • Pistachio                                                        50 gms
  • Cardamom Powder                                     10 gms
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter                                  50 gms 

Method Of Cooking  :

  1. In a Heavy Bottom Pan, Put Milk for a Boil and Reduce it to half by adding the Sugar in intervals.
  2. After the Milk gets cooked add the pinch of Saffron and Boil it further more for 5-7 Minutes, till it retains a nice Yellowish Golden Colour.
  3. In a sauté Pan, dry Roast the Fox Nuts until crispy.
  4. In another Pan Heat Ghee and Sauté the Almonds, Cashew Nuts, Pine Nuts and Raisins. Keep Aside until it gets cool.
  5. Now Mix the Roasted Fox Nuts with the Hot Milk and Cook for 5-10 minutes, till the Fox nuts absorbs the Milk and flavors of the saffron.
  6. Now add the Cardamom Powder and mix well.
  7. Continue with adding the Sauté Nuts and Raisins to the Milk and Cook for another 5-10 minutes.
  8. Garnish with strands of Saffron and Chopped Nuts on top.

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