Sunday, 17 June 2012

Microwave Palkova - happy father's day!

Palkova is a very popular milk sweet. It is my dad's favourite sweet. My husband loves it too. So I thought what better to make for Father's day than Palkova. I wish my dad were here with us to share this.... Next time he comes to stay with us, I am definitely making it.



Palgova involves stirring milk for a long time till it thickens into a solid. It takes an hour or so usually and involves continuous stirring. When I saw the recipe for Microwave Palkova in Vardini's site, I knew I had to try it. Check her site for step by step illustrations. Super easy recipes with just 3 ingredients

The background is a tie made by my son for my husband!

Ingredients

Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 can (i had a 400gm can)
Curd/Yogurt 2 tsp
Ghee 1 tsp

Method of Preparation

1. Take all the above ingredients in a microwave safe bowl. I used a big pyrex bowl .The bowl should be deep as the milk will keep boiling over.

2. Heat for 2 minutes. Keep an eye on it all the time. If it rises, take out and stir and continue with the minute.

3. Do it again for 1 minute. Stir and put it back in. Keep doing this till your palgova attains a grainy texture and is not watery.

4. Microwave times will vary. Vardhini in her post mentions 5 minutes. It took me 8 minutes. Keep in mind that it hardens when it starts to cool. So you want it to be a little bit guey when you stop stirring.

16 comments:

  1. Perfect treat for Father's day. Looks inviting Roshni.

    Vardhini
    Event: Kid's Delight

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  2. Yummy!
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  3. So tempting Roshni and the tie looks very beautiful. This sweet will always be my favorite as this was the first thing that I made in my new microwave.

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  4. easy recipe... this is something new, i'll try soon and let u know... :) btw, nice and cute tie...

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  5. Tempting me......

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  6. Delicious Palkova...the microwave method makes it really easy

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  7. looking very delicious... tempting

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  8. this is interesting recipe. very tempting

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  9. Sorry Roshini..I missed linking it to bloghop. Have Blogged about it here
    http://veenasvegnation.blogspot.in/2012/06/microwave-paalkova.html
    It was truly out of the world.:-)

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  10. yummy n superb....like the MW version....

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  11. Hey, I made this..super easy and delicious!

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  12. Microwave Palkova recipe is looking very attractive and good tasty. Here new Microwave recipes are very healthy and easy to prepare.

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