YAKH-BEHESHT- ICE IN HEAVEN A HEALTHY VERSION!
This cooling quick fix pudding is of Iranian and Persian origin and is actually prepared during summer to beat the sweltering and yes, its name literally means "Ice in Heaven" and it truly takes you to heaven. Its very good for the digestive tract especially during the warmer months. In Ayurvedic terms it will cool your excess heat.
Rice flour: 75g
150g of fruit sugar or stevia sugar alternative
Almond Milk/Rice or Dairy (you choose): 1 litre
2 tbs of rose water
5 Cardamon pods, crushed.
2 tbs of crushed pistachios
Rose petals for decoration
Toasted Chopped Pistachios: for garnishing
Place the milk, rice flour and sugar into a pan. Stir constantly over a medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves and the mixture begins to thicken (around 10 minutes).Add the rose water and the cardamom pods and stir until the mixture is thick and glossy. Remove the cardamom pods and pour the mixture into the container you want. It can be in bowels or small sweet shapes. Leave to cool in the fridge for 2 hours. Finish by sprinkling on the pistachios and Rose petals. Add gold leaf if you are feeling really decadent!!
Enjoy the dessert al fresco and with a glass of your favourite tipple.
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