How to Make Aflatoon Barfi or Sweet
Author: 
Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
 
Aflatoon Barfi is a variety of sweet which is very famous in many parts of Bombay. It is made up of different kinds of milk products and has a mouth-melting texture.
Ingredients
  • Mawa - 1 cup (250 grams)
  • Semolina - ½ cup heaped (heaped) 100 grams
  • Ghee - ½ cup (100 gms)
  • Milk Powder - less than 1 cup (100 gms)
  • Sugar - ½ cup heaped (125 gms)
  • Green Cardamoms Powder - ½ tsp
  • Pistachios - 10 to 15 (finely chopped)
  • Cashews - 10 to 12 (finely chopped)
  • Almonds - 10 to 12 (finely chopped)
  • Full Cream Milk - 1 cup
Instructions
  1. - Melt ½ cup of Clarified Butter, add a ½ cup of Semolina and roast on the medium flame until light brown.
  2. - Roast while continuously stirring it for 5 minutes.
  3. - Add ½ cup of sugar along with 1 cup of Milk powder and roast while continuously stirring it until Golden Brown.
  4. - Keep the flame on Low - Medium
  5. - Sugar is caramelizing in it and turning to a dark colour.
  6. - Add 8 to 10 chopped Cashews, 8 to 10 chopped Almonds and roast for 10 minutes on the low flame.
  7. - Add 1 cup of the crumbled Mawa along with 1 cup of Full Cream Milk.
  8. - Roast while continuously stirring it on the Low - Medium flame.
  9. - Add 1 tsp of Green Cardamoms Powder and cook while continuously stirring it until it reaches to the thicker consistency.
  10. - The mixture appears thick because it has reached the thicker consistency. Clarified Butter is separating from it
  11. - We cooked it while continuously stirring it on the low medium flame for 15 minutes.
  12. - Turn off the flame and set it
  13. - Take a tray for it, add some Clarified butter on it and spread the mixture evenly.
  14. - Garnish with finely chopped Pistachios, finely chopped Cashews, finely chopped Almonds.
  15. - Press them to fix using a Spatula and leave it to set for an hour in the open air.
  16. - Aflatun has set so we will cut it into the pieces.
  17. - Heat the tray slightly for 10 to 15 seconds to remove the pieces.
  18. - Aflatun Pieces are usually rectangular shaped and sometimes longer too.
  19. - Remove the pieces and serve.
  20. Serving:
  21. - Take a butter paper to wrap it, take the piece, place it and warp it.
  22. - You can eat this Sweet by storing it outside the refrigerator in a container for 15 days.
  23. Suggestions:
  24. - You can use any variety of Semolina for Aflatun Sweet.
  25. - You can use Condensed Milk instead of Milk Powder. You can add 300 gms of Condensed milk in it from which you will get 150 gms of Milk solid and 100 gms of Sugar.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at http://indiangoodfood.com/4811-how-to-make-aflatoon-barfi-or-sweet.html