Fada Lapsi Recipe
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Fada Lapsi also called Broken Wheat Halwa, Lapsi Halwa, Meetha Daliya, etc… It is one of the popular Gujarati dessert, made during the festival or auspicious occasion like Dhanteras/Diwali, Navratri, Akshaya Tritiya, Housewarming Ceremony, buying a new vehicle, etc… Lapsi is a very appealing sweet dish of roasted and cooked broken wheat sweetened with jaggery and flavored pleasantly with cardamom powder. Roasting the broken wheat in ghee gives the Lapsi a rich brown color, intense aroma and nice flavor.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3-4
  • 1 cup Broken Wheat/Daliya
  • ½ cup Grated Jaggery
  • ¼ cup Ghee
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 4-5 Cashew Nuts
  • 7-8 Raisin/Manuka
  • ¼ cup Slivered Dry Fruits (Almonds/Pistachios)
  1. In a pressure cooker heat the ghee and fry the cashew nuts and raisin until it becomes golden brown, remove it using spoon and keep aside.
  2. Now in same ghee add broken wheat and stir fry on medium heat about 5 mins until turns into the light brown color.
  3. Add 1 ½ cup water, mix it and cover the cooker lid, cook it for 3-4 whistle. Switch of the flame and let it cool down little bit.
  4. Now open the cooker and add jaggery, cardamom powder and cook till jaggery melts completely and ghee separates while continuous stirring.
  5. Fada Lapsi is ready. Add fried cashew raisin and mix it well, garnish with dry fruits and serve.
• You can cook lapsi in a pan also without using a pressure cooker. But, it will take time to cook and you have to stir it continuously until it cooks.
• You can use sugar instead of jaggery.
• You can store lapsi in an airtight container an dput them in the refrigerator. Just before serving add some tbsp milk and heat it into a microwave or on a stove.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/fada-lapsi-recipe/