Orange barfi is a
famous Indian sweet made at the state of Maharashtra in the city of Nagpur.
Nagpur is the place which is called the city of taste of India. This place has
many companies in the region which produce Indian snacks that the entire world
loves to eat. Here we have Haldiram’s snacks company, Kurkure and many more
Coming to orange, it
is a citrus fruit well known for its vitamin C content. This is also considered to be one of the most
favourite seasonal fruit that people generally include in their diets or during
the fasting time. One good thing of this fruit is that once the fruit is
available people forget to eat their 4pm snacks and have orange or its juice.
Talking of diet I remember that we generally are lazy to have fruits as they need to be cut which I agree takes a long time. Please follow this one tip and you will start to succeed in your diet. Wake up half an hour before you wake up everyday and in a big kitchen bowl cut about 1kg of seasonal fruit and put it on the table. As you feel hungry in the morning if you find cut fruits you first have them in the morning and that is the most difficult thing to achieve in the diet. [Starting the day with fresh seasonal fruit]
Orange also has many
health benefits that consumers tend to ignore. It is low in calories and is a
blast of nutrients that clears the skin and also lowers the risk of many
An orange has over
170 different phytochemicals and more than 60 flavonoids. Many of these show
anti-inflammatory properties and strong antioxidant effects. Orange is a cure
for many diseases like strokes, Blood pressure, cancer and diabetes.
Now let’s learn how
to make orange barfi in our home with the least possible ingredients.
1 cup of
½ cup of sugar
1 cup milk
2 tbsp of milk
for dissolving saffron
4 tsp ghee
2 tbsp of
Heat the ghee
in a pan and add the Maida into the pan and keep stirring till golden brown.
Once it gives a nice smell of the flour being roasted properly remove from the
heat and put aside.
orange and also its skin and remove the seeds too. Heat the milk and add sugar
and orange pulp to the pan. Continuously stir till the milk is half and thickens.
Now add the
flour to it and mix well so that no lumps are formed. Now add the saffron mix
to the thick paste.
Cook the paste
for some more time till you see the ghee separating from the mixture.
remove the mixture in a greased dish or a baking tray and let it cool. Once
cooled cut into squares and store or serve.
Any sweetening agent can be used, please do not limit yourself to only add sugar. Also it is not necessary to add sweet in it but a little is required in the milk. If there is no sweet in the milk then it will begin to curdle due to sourness of orange.