Travel in Mexico to the land of the Maya

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Mexico embodies a spicy and fiery passion for la vida, a bit as her chiles, jalapeƱos and tequila. This spirit is found everywhere, in art, music, history and culture, but also in the way Mexicans enjoy a sense of everyday life. Being contaminated by their wonderful way of being and to discover the attractions of the country is an experience not to be missed, one of those that cannot be missed in the list of winners of globetrotters.

It's difficult to decide to book a trip to Mexico and then not be fascinated, with an amazing feeling and a unique experience that is hard to describe. Yes we are talking about the places, the wonderful sunny beaches, the warm friendly people as also of the cultural wealth and the well known historical aura surrounding this land is to be discovered.

We are of course referring to the Maya and the Aztecs, two populations that have really left their mark permanently in our human history. For completeness sake we will say that the first inhabitants of Me…

Seviyan Kheer Recipe



The Seviyan Kheer is a traditional Indian easy to digest dessert similar to the English rice pudding. If, however, the rice pudding evokes extreme cloying and lounges where dusty chintz reigns supreme, the kheer is delicate and fragrant also suitable for closing a fancy dinner maybe decorated with edible gold leaf that works great as a comfort food for rainy evening.


The kheer is a traditional South Asian sweet cooked with rice or vermicelli, milk, sugar and flavored with cardamom, raisins, saffron, pistachios or almonds. The kheer is a traditional Indian dessert similar to the popular English rice pudding of Victorian memory. If, however, the rice pudding evokes cloying and salons where chintz dusty reigns supreme, the kheer is delicate and fragrant also suitable for closing a fancy dinner maybe decorated with edible gold leaf, not as free-range used by me.

Kheer, the most typical delicious dessert of India of which I have already mentioned several times, is that dessert that brings with it the feeling of India. The preparation of kheer, along with its lightness and goodness make it a sweet repeat ad infinitum, because you can eat without fear.

Prep Time: 30 mins ♥ Cook Time: 50 mins ♥ Total Time: 1 hrs 20 mins ♥ Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition facts per 100 gms: 180 calories, 4.6 grams fat

Ingredients:

4 cups milk
1 cup condensed milk
2 cups broken vermicelli/Seviyan
4 tbsp sugar
1 tsp cardamom powder
4 oranges
1 tsp saffron
2 tbsp almonds, pistachios, cashews, raisins
1 tsp vanilla essence

Recipe Method:


Peel the skin of oranges and remove the thin transparent coating from each orange segment and shred it.

In a deep thick pan, add the milk and seviyan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and start stirring. Add the condensed milk and stir and reduce to half the original quantity.

Thicken the milk till it changes it’s colour to a nice cream colour, stirring in between to prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the vessel. Add the shredded orange, sugar, cardamom powder and saffron powder, lower the flame and cook for 15 minutes.

Cool to room temperature and chill in fridge for 4 hours and serve chilled topped with nuts and vanilla essence.


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Comments

Erika said…
I think I should like it. Wish you a nice weekend.
Bye bye from Italy
Erika
What's Baking?? said…
Very creamy and I like the orange color. Yumz

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