Lapsi

  • on June 10, 2022
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Laapsi is an Indian sweet dish made of broken wheat pieces and ghee along with nuts, raisins and dried fruits. One of the best foods to have when you are watching your weight – Cracked wheat is low in calories and high in fiber, keeping you pretty full and satisfied for a long time. Hence helps weight loss/control. Although this is a sweet dish, it is often served as a starter.
 

At over 350 Calories a go, you might want to consider serving a smaller portion, and choosing a lower fat main course. Or you could experiment with less jaggery, half the amount of butter, and use skimmed milk instead of evaporated milk

 

Lapsi

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
Laapsi is an Indian sweet dish made of broken wheat pieces and ghee along with nuts, raisins and dried fruits. One of the best foods to have when you are watching your weight – Cracked wheat is low in calories and high in fiber, keeping you pretty full and satisfied for a long time.
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course sweet starters
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 kilogram broken wheat
  • 125 grams jaggery (ghor)
  • 250 grams butter
  • 50 grams desiccated coconut 
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 25 grams sultanas 
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Yellow colouring 
  • 75 grams  grams coarsely ground almonds and pistachios for decorating 
  • Boiling water - same volume as wheat

Instructions
 

  •  Dissolve the jaggery in the boiling water, add yellow colouring and leave aside 
  • Melt the butter and add oil. Add the fennel seeds and allow to splutter
  • Add the broken wheat and fry slowly over medium heat until light brown and crisp
  • Mix in the desiccated coconut andlry for a few minutes
  • Slowly pour in the previously prepared liquid, stirring constantly
  • Add all the remaining ingredients except milk and cook over low heat for a few minutes until most of the liquid has been absorbed
  • Add milk, mix well and cook in oven at 160°C (Gas Mark 3 or 325°F) for 30 minutes
  • Sprinkle almonds and pistachios 9 Serve with far-far or papadums.
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