Thursday, May 3, 2012

Poha Burfi

Poha Burfi is a low-fat version of Khoa (dried whole milk) Burfi. This burfi is very simple and quick to make as the ingredients are readily available at home. In this recipe, I have used thin poha due to non-availability of thick Poha. Using thick poha may give a better texture to this burfi.





Ingredients :

For Poha Burfi
1 tbspn Ghee
2 cups thin rice flakes (flattened rice/Poha)
1 cup Milk
3 tbspns Sugar
1 tbspn chopped cashew nut 
1/2 tspn cardamom powder
1 tspn Milk masala 

For Garnishing :
Milk Masala

Ghee for greasing the plate

Method :

Take Poha into Colander. Wash and rinse gently under running water. Drain the water and keep aside for 5 minutes. 

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add rice flakes in the pan and cook it for 7-8 minutes or till the poha starts changing colour. Then add milk and stir for 5 minutes. Then add Sugar and chopped cashew nuts. Keep stirring till the mixture is thick. Switch off the flame and add cardamom powder and milk masala. Mix it well. 

Now grease a deep plate with ghee. Pour the burfi mixture into it. Spread it evenly in the plate with the help of a  flat cup or spoon. Sprinkle some milk masala over it. Allow it to cool for some time. Then cut it into desired shape and serve immediately.

Notes :

1. If you are using thick Poha then quantity of milk may have to be increased.
2. Sugar can be substituted with sugar free powder

Stepwise Pictures :


























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17 comments:

  1. wow very nice!i really didn't know this could be done with poha....great..lovely step by step pics.

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  2. very nice burfi version. Can u tell me what is milk masala?

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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    1. Thanks for the compliments Deepa. Milk masala is a blend of nuts and spices like Almonds,Cashewnuts, Pista, Cardamom, Nutmeg, Saffron etc. It is readily available in stores. It is mainly used to prepare Masala Milk.

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  3. This is a definitely a new one to me, looks very nice..

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  4. What a combination,Amazing...I never heard Barfi of poha even I can't imagine poha can be used in barfi....very creative...good job Jay,keep posting...

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  5. Quite a new burfi for me, beautifully done.

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  6. Sorry by mistake I wrote jay instead of Amarendra.

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  7. Tussi great ho Amu-bhai!!! Who would have thght of burfi with poha... Thanks for the post and the kind words you left at my space. Will give this burfi a try as I have too many packets of thick poha calling my name.
    Love Ash.

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  8. Wow, OMG, that is amazing looking. Love the creativity and it surely looks super tempting.

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  9. New to me.never had poha burfi.luks very tasty and awesome

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  10. A unique recipe. Great idea

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  11. this is something new and interesting to me. barfi looks delicious

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  12. Wow your barfi si realy very temting, i will surely try this.

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  13. How long does this barfi stay good without refrigerating?

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    1. This will not stay good without refrigerating. You have to consume it immediately or refrigerate it.

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  14. Can you please let me know how many pieces does the given quantity of ingredients make?

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