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Varo mithai Recipe

Varo mithai
How to make Varo mithai

Varo is a Sindhi dessert usually made for festivals like Diwali, but its richness and flavour makes it a sough-after dish at any time of the year.

  • Total Cook Time 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Varo mithai

  • 1/2 Cup Chopped almonds
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped cashew
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped pista
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 2 Tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Cup Sugar

How to Make Varo mithai

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1.
In a pan roast the chopped dry fruits until lightly charred. Take them off the heat and keep it aside.
2.
In the same pan add ghee and poppy seeds and mix for a minute.
3.
Now add sugar and let it caramelize. Make sure there are no lumps; stir it continuously until a smooth melted liquid forms.
4.
Switch off the flame and immediately add the chopped dry fruits.
5.
Mix everything together and be quick because the sugar will start to solidify.
6.
Apply a drop of ghee on a flat surface like a plate and grease it. Pour the sugar and dry fruits mixture and gently tap until it is well dispersed.
7.
Once it is spread evenly, cut it into medium-sized squares. Since it is still soft right now, it will be easier to cut into uniformed pieces. You can avoid this step and break it into pieces once it solidifies as well.
8.
Serve as is or you can even store for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container.

Key Ingredients: Chopped almonds, Chopped cashew, Chopped pista, Ghee, Poppy Seeds, Sugar

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