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Matka Malai

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, indian street food
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 3


  • 1000 ml full cream milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts and raisins
  • 1 tsp saffron


  • Take a wide, thick bottomed, kadai and add whole milk to the kadai to boil. Keep the stove in medium heat until it became hot.
  • When the milk becomes hot,stir occasionally while simmering the milk or else the milk will stick to the bottom
  • Keep the stove in the medium to low flame while simmering the milk and stir occasionally.
  • When the milk is half boiled or thickens then add sugar and stir well.
  • Then reduce the flame to low and stir more occasionally then add cardamom powder.If you want you can powder with sugar and cardamom and use can use that power too.
  • Thicken the milk until it becomes 1/3 by stirring and turn of the stove.let it cool down little bit
  • Then take the mixture in to the bowl and then add chopped nuts and raisins and mix well.
  • Then fill this mixture in the matka's and cover it with silver foil. then refrigerate the mixture for 2 hrs .
  • Finally , garnish the Matka Malai with saffron and serve chilled on hot summer days or else as a dessert after your meal.