Welcome to Gyaan Ka Saagar's Bhakti Bhojan. Join Indra Laloo as she teaches the art of making traditional Hindu food items normally used for puja(s) and prayer services around the world. Although there are various methods in making these items, we will focus on the cooking style from Trinidad and Guyana.
In this episode of Bhakti Bhojan, we are taught how to make lapsi (pudding) by Indra Laloo assisted by Devi Misir.
To make Lapsi
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
2 cups regular milk
1 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon ginger
1 teaspoon of cardamom (elachi, elychee)
1 tablespoon ghee
Step 1: Please 1 cup of flour into pot and parch under low heat until it get light and slightly discolored. This should take approximately 7 to 8 minutes.
Step 2: Mix 2 cups of milk, 1 cup evaporated milk, 1 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon of ginger, 1 teaspoon of cardamom (elachi, elychee), and 1 tablespoon of ghee in a bowl. Stir until evenly mixed.
Step 3: Sift parched flour to remove any lumps.
Step 4: Add sifted flour into mixture and stir.
Step 5: Place entire mixture into cooking pot and cook under low to medium heat for approximately 10 to 15 minutes.
Step 6: Stir mixture while cooking to avoid lumps and to avoid burning (add a little water if mixture is too thick).
Step 7: Add lots of love.