2 tbsp rosewater (optional, I like to use either vanilla OR Rose)
1 tsp ground cardamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
pinch of rock salt
In a large non-stick vessel, heat the oil and butter over low heat
Add the semolina and saute for 10 minutes until golden brown.
Add Bisquick and continue sauteing for 3 more minutes.
Caramel – in a small pot, heat 2 tbsp of the sugar and melt into a golden brown syrup. Take care not to burn the sugar. Next lower the heat and add the rest of the water. Bring to a boil and shut off the heat. The syrup should be “1 string” consistency.
Add the syrup, vanilla essence, cardamon, nutmeg, rock salt to the semolina and Bisquick. Be careful because there will be a froth rising and can boil over! This is why you need a large pot. Cover quickly and let it cook for 30 seconds.
Garnish: In a separate pan, heat the ghee/oil and fry the raisins on low heat till plump. Add the chopped/slivered almonds and fry for 5 seconds. Cool.
Spread garnish over the malido and serve warm.
This malido will keep well in the refrigerator for 2 weeks. You can freeze for 6 months and de-frost, warm and use it.
Shehenshahi 10 days of Muktad Gatha starts next week on Thursday August 6th 2020, Roj Aastaad Maah Asfandaard YZ 1389 with 5 Vahishtoisht Gahambaar and Gatha days starting from August 11th Tuesday followed by our Navroze on August 16th Sunday.