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Fudge With Leftovers (No Fancy Ingredients)

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Burfi is a tasty sweet relished across the country.

Since I have imposed a complete ban on outside food in my house (sweets, snacks included), I certainly have to work little harder to do the needful myself, especially if we experience cravings for sweets or snacks (which is of course rare).
Today, I was churning out paneer (cottage cheese) and suddenly decided to experiment with a sweet.

Once milk curdled to form paneer, leaving a good amount of whey, I decided to use just 2 tbsp of paneer for my experiment along with half of the whey, removing the rest in a different utensil.








I frequently stirred whey and paneer and then decided to
add some leftover rice (2 tbsp).
Then I added 1 tbsp of milk powder to it, 1 tsp of cream (malai), and 2 tbsp of ground fresh coconut. I added 1 tsp of sugar. At this stage, you may want to add little milk. I added 1 tsbp of it..

I kept stirring until the whey or water evaporated and the entire mixture came together. I tried to mash rice in between since I did not want hubby to know that I have used leftover rice as well. I think it will be a good idea to grind the entire mixture so that the rice is not visible if you aren't able to mash it well. (In my case, though I wasn't able grind rice well, hubby still didn't realize the sweet included rice as an ingredient :)

Then took out the mixture on a greased aluminum foil. Grated a few almonds using a grater over the mixture and pressed it with a heavy utensil for 30 minutes.
After half an hour, the mixture was set and I could cut it into pieces.

When it was time to give it to hubby, I was wondering how he would react to the new experiment. But I am glad he was super thrilled and very happy with the result. The best part he didn't even realize I had added leftover rice to the recipe. Happy me.

Burfi Ingredients:
2 tbsp paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp grated coconut
2 tbsp leftover parboiled rice
1 tbsp milk powder (you may add more to enhance the taste)
1 tsp cream or malai
1 tbsp milk
3 tbsp - whey (well it is just an idea, since I don't know the accurate measurement)
Green cardamom
1/2 tsp sugar (as per taste)


I am sure you will love this recipe - gives a taste of khoya, coconut. The most important part it is light & sweet with the right amount of leftovers. Is there a better way to use leftovers?

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