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Malai-Makhan

Second Last Supper

A word that is fairly unknown to masses as well as classes of India and people beyond that are not even in question, a delicacy that would put the puffiness of a fine French Soufflé to shame, this is precisely the magic stirred by Malai-Makhan. A fine extraction of milk cream which can be found only with street vendors and bicycle vendors covered mostly in red or yellow cellophane plastic or in red cloth done only in winter months of Northern India.

A small serving A small serving

What is it– It a an outcome of pure cow milk cream hand churned for 5 or 6 hours at a constant speed with small quantities of milk being added to the cream to dilute the paste. The more it is churned the more fat turns to a thick froth (i.e.Malai-makhan) and starts floating on top of milk which can be extracted out and…

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One comment on “Malai-Makhan

  1. Aruna Panangipally
    March 14, 2015

    One of my favourites.

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