Rabdi glass cakes : Ganesh Chaturthi special!

Welcome to Little Chef’s Kitchen! For those new to this festival or living outside of India, today is Ganesh Chaturthi, an anniversary celebrated from centuries of the arrival of Lord Ganesha to Earth.

This is a really elaborate festival especially for Maharashtra. I being from Delhi do not celebrate this particular festival but I like to make a dessert or something authentic.

These are rabdi cakes I layered in these dessert bowls I got a few days ago.

Ingredients required:

250 ml full cream milk

4 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp chopped nuts

1 tsp cardamom powder

A few strands of saffron

2 tbsp milk powder

2 tbsp condensed milk

4 tbsp flour

1 tsp ghee

3 tbsp milk

1/3 cup whipping cream

3 tbsp powdered sugar

a pinch of baking soda and 1/4 tsp baking powder

Directions:

First, add the full cream milk in a pan and add the saffron and cardamom. Keep stirring until it boils.

Add milk powder and condensed milk along with the nuts. Add the sugar and cook for 5-10 minutes. Let this cool completely and then refrigerate.

In a bowl, add flour, sugar, cardamom, baking powder and baking soda. Mix well and add milk and ghee.

Make a lump free batter and with the bowl, microwave this for 1-1.5 minutes.

After cooled, crumble it up.

In another pre cooled bowl, add whipping cream in it and whip at high speed for 5 minutes. If possible do it over an ice bath.

Keep adding powdered sugar until fully whipped with stiff peaks. Add cardamom and saffron and whip again.

Add the things we prepared in any order you like, refrigerate for at least 4 hours and serve!

I hope you guys liked this recipe and let me know your thoughts in the comments.

Question of the day!

If you celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi,what do you do for it? And also if you don’t, what is your favourite festival?

25 thoughts on “Rabdi glass cakes : Ganesh Chaturthi special!

  1. Hmm, my favorite ‘festival’ would be the American Thanxgiving Day. It still it the most revered by even the non-religious, usually celebrated with a big turkey or ham dinner. Although stores now open even on Thanxgiving and Christmas days, this is one of the last “hold-outs” when many do close, allowing more time for the gatherings.
    If you and your family ever visit Kentucky in November, we will treat you to a traditional TG Day dinner! 😉
    ❤️&🙏, c.a.

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    1. Oh wow! I have heard about thanksgiving a lot and have always wanted to be a part of it ! If i can, I would probably make a turkey myself. If you ever visit India, would love to help you to a traditional thaali with all indian flavours. Have a great night!

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  2. Ganesh Chaturthi special!

    How Creative of You Aarushi!

    Now What’s Really Sweet About
    This Dessert is You Are Not A Part
    Of This Tradition in The Diversities

    Of Beliefs

    That Make

    India So Very

    Colorful Yet You
    Celebrate Anyway
    In Authentic Way

    True i Once Had an
    Indian FRiEnD Who Stood

    In Line 8 Long Hours to Worship
    A Statue of Ganesh on This Festival
    Day As True Muslims Will Travel Far
    in Patience to Spend A Day Of Worship

    in Mecca As Well…

    As i Still Have A
    FRiEnD From
    Egypt Who
    Does That True…

    For me at Least my
    Dessert And My Worship
    Consists of MaKinG Every
    Move Holy Dance And Every
    Word Holy Song of Free Verse

    Poetry

    Life True
    iN LiGHT

    And Yes

    Every Breath
    Inhaling Peace
    Exhaling Love

    To Give Kindness

    to All Yet Fearless Enough

    Out of A Foundation of Loving

    Grace In Balance TO STAND UP

    IN SECURITY FOR JUSTICE

    FOR ALL FOR REAL

    TOO… Yes Now

    Every Religious

    Recipe At Core

    Does Seem

    To Have

    Ingredients

    At Best of

    Inhaling Peace
    And Exhaling Love of
    Kindness For All Of Existence
    in Namaste As Your Culture Breathes
    For All of Nature True As Well… i Tend

    to Love A Bigger God than Most a God

    With No Walls Or Restricting

    Form A God

    Who

    Breathes

    Love in Inhaling
    Peace Exhaling

    Love my Ingredients
    of God Special i Bake And Make..
    Smiles Dear FRiEnD The Structure Above Now
    Is Just Another SonG oF mY SoUL Never the

    Less Yes

    The Same

    Statue

    Always

    Changing

    In Love’s Form For
    All Essence Free As Wind Sees..:)

    Like

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