Yes, we understand, it’s not even the peak of summer but the heat is already insufferable. By the time, you have reached your destination, you have cussed this weather enough to put you in a bad mood. As you are rubbing the beads of sweat off your forehead, we have found a solution to lift up your spirits out of this sweltering heat. Aamhi Saare Khavayye is presenting you with Watermelon Mithai which will help you cool down better than a blast of the air conditioner can. Check the recipe below!
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Cooking time: 45-60 minutes
- Pieces of watermelon peel
- Strawberry crush
- Bay leaves (Tamalpatra)
- Take the white part of watermelon peel and make holes in it for the flavours to seep in.
- Heat up the water in a pan. Add the above watermelon peels in the water.
- Let the peels cook for about 10 mins, it should become transparent. Then, take it out.
- Take two pans for making different flavours of mithai.
- In pan 1, put 1/2 kg of sugar with 2-3 cardamon, 1-2 glasses of water and 1 bay leaf. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Kesar dipped in water in this mixture and stir it to melt the sugar.
- While this is boiling, add the transparent watermelon pieces. Thicken the liquid.
- In pan 2, add 1 bowl of strawberry crush, 1/2 kg of sugar and 1 glass of water.
- Stir the liquid in pan 2 and let the sugar melt. Add watermelon pieces to it.
- After this is done, take out the pieces from both the pans and let it cool down for 3-4 hours.
- The final mithai will be slightly hard from outside and moist inside.
When are you going to try it? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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