Ingredients:- (1 Cup = 250 ml)
25-28 dried apricots (khubani)
1 to 1.5 cup strained water from the soaked apricots
sugar as required (optional)
sliced almonds (optional
Rinse the apricots well.
Then soak them overnight in enough water.
Remove the apricots the next day and keep the water aside.
Deseed the apricots.
Keep the hard kernels aside and break the kernels.
Throw away the hard covering and keep the almond like nuts aside.
Add one cup of the strained water in the pan along with the apricots.
You can also just mash the apricots with your hands and then add them to the pan.
Cook on a low flame for 22-25 minutes stirring occasionally.
If the mixture looks dry, add some water.
Now add sugar and cook for 5-6 minutes more.
Lastly add the almond like seeds of the apricots.
Stir and then serve khubani ka meetha hot or warm or cold.
Measuring cup used for ingredients is: 1 cup = 250 ml