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Rabdi | Rabri | Milk-based Indian dessert

Rabdi | Rabri | Milk-based Indian dessert

Rabdi | Rabri | Milk-based Indian dessert

Classic Indian dessert made using thickened milk,cardamom and nuts.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Serves: 2

  1. Full fat milk- 1 ltr
  2. Sugar-1.5 to 2 tbsp( or according to taste)
  3. Cardamom powder- 1/4 tsp
  4. Almonds,sliced- 2 to 3 tsp
  5. Saffron strands -to garnish( optional)


  • In a heavy bottomed pan /non stick pan,bring milk to a boil over medium flame.
  • Reduce the flame to low.When a layer of cream/malai appears on the surface,gently move it to the sides of the pan using a spoon.Stir the milk gently every 3 to 4 minutes to avoid sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Keep collecting the cream/malai until milk is reduced to almost 1/3 rd of its original quantity.
  • Now add sugar,boil for about 10 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and almonds,mix well until combined.Garnish with saffron strands and serve chilled.


  • Rabdi can be also served with Jalebi, Shahi tukda or can be used to make Banarasi Lassi.
  • Adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.

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    April 28, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    wow! so creamy and rich dessert

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    Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi
    April 28, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    one of my fav. dessert.never tried making at home though.lovely clicks as always.

  • Reply
    April 29, 2014 at 4:24 am

    love ur clicks.. yummy rabdi..

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