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Cracked Wheat Mango Kheer

2 Sep

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Godhuma Ravva Mamidipandu Payasam.

Cracked wheat is boiled along with milk till soft and cooked. The cooked cracked wheat is then flavored with cardamom powder and freshly extracted mango pulp. Serve cracked wheat mango kheer garnished with blanched and sliced almonds.
Makes: around 2 Cups of Cracked Wheat Mango Kheer.

Ingredients:

Cracked Wheat 1/4 Cup
Milk 2 1/2 Cups (app)
Jaggery 1/4 Cup
Ripe Mango 1
Cardamom Powder a Pinch
Almonds a Few

Method of preparation:

Soak almonds in warm water for couple of minutes.
Alternatively, microwave almonds in few tablespoons of water for few seconds.
Peel the skin and slice the almonds.

Wash the ripe mango and extract all the juice (around 1 Cup).
Crush any big pieces of mango (if any) and keep aside.

Heat milk in a sauce pot on medium low heat.
Stir in cracked wheat and boil till wheat becomes soft and cooked.
Add little water if necessary while cooking the cracked wheat.
Remove the sauce pot from heat, stir in cardamom powder and jaggery.
Let the milk cool to room temperature.
Stir in mango pulp and sliced almonds.
Garnish with few tablespoons of fresh mango pulp and sliced almonds.
Serve cracked wheat mango kheer.
Notes: Make sure cracked wheat is cooked well before removing from heat.

Suggestions: Adjust jaggery according to sweetness of the ripe mango. Avoid jaggery if using sweetened mango pulp (ie canned mango pulp).
Variations: Check otherĀ recipes here.
Other Names: Cracked Wheat Mango Kheer, Godhuma Ravva Mamidipandu Payasam.