2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup sugar
1 tsp ground cardamom
1 tsp saffron strands
2 tbsp almonds, sliced
1 tbsp pistachios, shelled and crushed
Indian sweets are considered healthy and tasty. You can always indulge in them without feeling guilty. Rabri or rabdi just like many Indian sweets uses milk as its main ingredient. It is famous in Northern India. You can use it as a standalone dish or combine it with other sweet dishes like gulab jamun, shahi tukda, jalebi or malpua. In Southern India, basundi is known to be similar to rabri. However, rabri’s consistency is thicker than basundi.
If you want to save time from cooking the milk, you can use condensed milk. Another alternative is cornstarch. You can add it to the milk to thicken it. However, you may not get the authentic taste if you use either of these techniques.
- Milk, the main ingredient in rabri, has numerous health benefits. Many of which are known to all. It provides calcium, useful for healthy bones and teeth. It is filled with essential minerals and vitamins, including vitamin A, which is very crucial to maintain our immune system.
- Almonds also contain loads of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E.
How to make Rabri Recipe