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Mawa/ Milk Powder Burfi

Mawa/ Milk Powder Burfi Burfi is one of my favorite sweets and this milky fudge candy is undoubtedly one of the easiest to make. If you have mawa milk powder in hand you can make this in less than 15 minutes.This delicious milk candy/fudge is a yummy treat for any festival or holiday season. If you do not have mawa milk powder you can substitute it with full fat milk powder. Try this, you will surely love it. Ingredients Mawa powder- 250 grams (or full fat milk powder) Milk- 1 cup Sugar- 1 cup Cardamom- 3-4 Ghee- 3 tbs Sliced almond or pistachios-  to garnish Make a fine powder of sugar and cardamom and set aside. In a heavy bottom melt butter and add milk and mawa powder/milk powder. Mix well till it well combines and there is no lumps. Keep stirring in low flame for two to three minutes. Into this add powdered sugar and cardamon and mix. The mixture will start to loosen a bit, but it will soon thicken and come together. Continue to stir till it leaves the e

Artichoke Chicken Pasta Salad

Artichoke Chicken Pasta Salad This is a colorful,zesty and filling pasta salad perfect for lunch box, weekend lunch or potlucks.I often make pasta salad for my kid. The recipe is very simple and you can customize according to your preference. This artichoke pasta can be made in a jiffy, just  add cooked pasta, stir fried or grilled chicken,toss salad dressing and let it sit for the flavors to develop. Try this, you will surely love it. Ingredients Pasta- 6 oz. Chicken- cut into small pieces- 1 cup Shallots-1 Garlic minced- 2 cloves Black pepper- 1/2 tsp Artichokes hearts- 4 oz. Chopped basil- 1tsp Chopped parsley- 1 tbs Chopped tomatoes- 1/2 cup Lemon Zest -a pinch Lemon juice- 1/2 lemon Red wine vinegar- 2 tsp Olive oil- 1 tbs Parmesan cheese grated- 2 tbs salt to taste   Cook  pasta in boiling water, add salt and cook till soft. Drain and drizzle some olive oil on top and set aside. Into a hot pan add butter and oil and stir fry chicken. Season it w