"Hyderabadi Cuisine"



 Qubani Ka Meetha

By Shru Reddy

The sweet buds of Hyderabadis are legendary. No meal is ever complete without a sweet at the end .The sweets here are sweeter than in any other cuisine.

One of the most favourite is the "Qubani Ka meetha".This is a sweet that bellies all traditions and is the fastest moving dessert in most of the Hyderabadi restaurants.

This dessert can be served either with fresh cream, Custard or even Vanilla ice cream to suit all palates. None of the wedding feasts are ever complete without at least one meal ending with this dessert. To beat it all, its is very easy to make.

Ingredients :  

Quantity :

Apricot dried (Whole) 
200 gms
Sugar  60gms 
Fresh Cream (whipped)  50ml
Water  300ml


  1. Wash and soak the apricots in hot water for 15mts.
  2. Mash and stone the apricots. Break open the stone and remove the nuts.
  3. Heat the mixture of apricot and nuts until it starts thickening.
  4. Add sugar and cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Allow the mixture to chill.
  6. Serve it with fresh cream, plain custard or Vanilla Ice-cream.

Bon appite!

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Shru Reddy is a graduate in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from Osmania University, presently working in Hyderabad.

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