Junnu Palu (kharvas) Recipe

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Junnu Palu (kharvas)
How To Make Junnu Palu (kharvas)
  • Chef: Kali Murthy- Elior India
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Junnu Palu (kharvas) Recipe: An Indian milk pudding popular in Maharashtra, Junnu Palu is made with cow or buffalo colostrum, steamed and refrigerated until it is set.

Ingredients of Junnu Palu (kharvas)

  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1/2 cup milk powder
  • 1 cup curd/yogurt (thick)
  • 1 cup condensed milk
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder/elaichi powder

How to Make Junnu Palu (kharvas)

  • 1.In a large bowl take 1 cup milk and ½ cup milk powder. If you have first-day colostrum milk then just add 1 cup sugar for 4 cup colostrum milk and steam.
  • 2.Whisk well till the milk powder combines well without any lumps.
  • 3.Now add 1 cup curd and 1 cup condensed milk.
  • 4.Whisk smooth making sure everything is combined well.
  • 5.Transfer the milk mixture to a round pan.
  • 6.Sprinkle ¼ tsp cardamom powder over the mixture.
  • 7.Cover with aluminium foil or place a pate to prevent water from entering while steaming kharvas.
  • 8.Place the pan into a steamer with enough water. alternatively, place in the cooker without keeping the whistle.
  • 9.Steam for 35 minutes. make sure to add water to the steamer if water finishes off in between.
  • 10.Remove the aluminium foil and check if the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • 11.Refrigerate the kharvas for an hour or till it sets completely.
  • 12.Unmould the kharvas carefully, you can see excess water separating.
  • 13.Finally, cut to desired pieces and serve instant kharvas / junnu.
Key Ingredients: milk, milk powder, curd/yogurt (thick), condensed milk, cardamom powder/elaichi powder