Indulge in Bliss: Dodha Barfi’s Heavenly Symphony of Flavors

Dodha Barfi is indeed a delicious and unique sweet treat from Punjabi cuisine. It is known for its distinctive taste and grainy texture, which sets it apart from other barfi recipes. Dodha Barfi is traditionally made by cooking down milk and sugar for an extended period until it reaches a thick consistency

Filled with totally unique taste and different from other barfi recipes, dodha barfi is a traditional dessert from Punjabi cuisine. Its appearance is a bit grainy and also very attractive. It is so soft that it melts as soon as you put it into your mouth. This sweet is made up of milk with alum, liquid glucose, sugar, and ghee. And it is so simple that to can try it at your place on any occasion. This sweet will surely be loved by your kids or adult both. The lip-smacking and mouthwatering taste will force you to cook it again and again at your home.

Dodha Barfi: A Barfi like Never Before

Recipe by Priti GuptaCourse: DessertDifficulty: Medium


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Ingredients for Dodha Barfi

  • Mixed dry fruits – 1/2 cup

  • Ghee – 4 tablespoon

  • Sugar – 300 gm

  • Water – 8 tablespoon

  • Milk – 4 liter

  • Alum – 1/4 teaspoon

  • Glucose – 4 tablespoon

Method to make Dodha Barfi

  • Let’s start with chopping the dry fruits and mix them in a bowl and keep it aside.
  • Now take a deep pan and put it on the flame. Add milk in it. Wait for a boil.
  • Once milk starts boiling, add sugar with alum in boiled milk.
  • Time to lower the flame and let the milk simmer till it starts getting thicker or half in quantity.
  • Then add glucose in the milk and stir well.
  • Time to add ghee in the milk and cook for next 10-15 minutes. You will notice that ghee will start leaving the sides of the pan.
  • By this time, the mixture will turn dark in color. Add some water and stir again.
  • The Mixture needs to be cook for two minutes
  • Meanwhile, take a metal plate and grease it well with ghee.
  • Once done, convert the mixture to the plate and spread it evenly with the help of the spatula or big knife. Dressing with chopped mixed dry fruits and refrigerate for 5 – 6 hours.
  • Take out once it is set properly and cut it into the desired shape.
  • Your Dodha barfi is ready.

Dodha  Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet made from bottle gourd (also known as Dodha  or lauki), sugar, milk, and flavored with cardamom or other spices. It is a delicious and popular dessert in many parts of India. Dodha  Barfi can be served in the following ways:

  • As a dessert after a meal: Dodha  Barfi can be served as a sweet treat at the end of a meal. It is usually cut into square or diamond-shaped pieces and can be enjoyed as it is or garnished with chopped nuts like almonds, pistachios, or Cashews.
  • During festive occasions: Dodha  Barfi is often prepared during festive celebrations like Diwali, Raksha Bandhan, or Eid. It can be served as a part of the festive meal or offered as a sweet gift to friends and family.
  • With a cup of tea or coffee: Dodha  Barfi goes well with a cup of tea or coffee. Its sweet and milky flavors complement the bitterness of the beverages, making it a delightful combination.
  • As a dessert in parties or gatherings: Dodha  Barfi can be included in dessert platters or sweet trays during parties or gatherings. It adds a touch of uniqueness to the dessert spread and is enjoyed by guests of all ages.

Remember to store Dodha  Barfi in an airtight container in a cool place to maintain its freshness and texture. Enjoy this delectable Indian sweet in whichever way suits your taste and occasions!

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