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Barfi Roll | Chocolate and Tutti Frutti Barfi roll is a delicious and easy sweet recipe. Diwali is just round the corner and this barfi recipe is so quick and simple that you can prepare it just in few minutes.
Diwali is an Indian festival which is celebrated all over India with great fervour and gaiety. The warmth of lights all around, the cheerful faces and the aroma of myriad of sweets, is just a typical Diwali scene everywhere.
Well, sweets are an integral part of any celebration in India. Since, my childhood I have seen the elder women in our family preparing sweets at home only. Homemade sweets have always attracted me more than the market bought ones. They have a different charm as they are prepared with great devotion and love.
Every year on Diwali, even I prepare some sweets and savoury snacks at my home. As, my blog is celebrating its first virtual diwali, so I wanted to share at least one sweet recipe on this occasion (I am on a holiday, else would have shared more).
So here I am with an easy peasy and a quick barfi recipe for your and mine, diwali celebrations.
Here’s wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous Diwali…stay Happy, Healthy and enjoy the togetherness of your family and friends forever!!!
What is a Barfi?
Barfi is a milk based sweet. It is made with milk solids known as khoya (mawa).
Traditionally, barfi is made by evaporating milk and making it thick and dry, which turns into khoya as it solidifies. Then some fat, generally desi ghee (clarified butter), is added to the khoya along with the sugar and different flavours and chopped nuts.
Although barfi is a delicious sweet but at the same time, cooking milk and to evaporate it to make milk solids, is very tiring and a time consuming process.
So, I thought of this quick and simple barfi recipe. I wanted some new design of barfi so made it in the form of a roll. This barfi roll is a great recipe to make in advance during the festival times.
And the best part is, you can easily make so many different flavours with this one recipe. Isn’t that amazing!!
Important Points for Perfect Barfi Roll
1.Milk Powder – To make this barfi roll, I have used milk powder. Traditionally, milk is cooked and reduced to milk solids. To replace this time-consuming process, I have used milk powder. You can take any good quality milk powder to make this barfi.
2. Ghee – I have used desi ghee to make this barfi, as ghee ( clarified butter), is considered the best form of fat for such sweets. However, if you want you can substitute it with butter or any fat which will solidify upon cooling. In case, you choose to add butter or dalda in this sweet, please add some flavour like cardamom powder or rose essence in the barfi.
3. Sugar – For sweetness, I have added powdered sugar in Barfi roll. I have not tried it with gur or shakkar (jaggery powder) so can’t really tell you, how it will come out if you wish to use them, instead. If you try making barfi that way, do let me also know how it turned out.
4. Flavours – This is a versatile recipe. You can add any flavour in it. I have made the barfi roll using two flavours, chocolate and tutti-frutti. You can get little creative and add various chopped nuts also in this barfi.
5. Milk – Milk is required to make instant mawa with the milk powder. Do use whole milk.
Some other easy festive recipes from my YouTube channel and Blog;
This Barfi roll is;
✔ a quick recipe
✔ easy to make
✔ simple ingredients
✔ delicious and attractive looking
✔ versatile (can be made in various flavours)
Recipe Video of Barfi Roll
I have made a quick video of this Barfi Roll for a better understanding of the recipe. You can take a look and check all the important points like making instant mawa and adding flavours. Subscribe my YouTube channel “flavourhome by Sutiksha” to get instant recipe updates, as soon as I upload them. Also if you like these videos, do like and share them with your family and friends.
- Milk powder – 1& 1/2 cup + 1&1/3 cup
- Ghee – 1/4 cup +1/4 cup
- Milk – 1/3 cup +1/3 cup
- Sugar – 1/2 cup +1/2 cup (powdered)
- Tutti-Frutti – 2-3 tbsp
- Cocoa Powder – 4 tbsp
- Oil for greasing
1.Making Barfi Doughs
Heat 1/4 cup ghee & 1/3 cup milk in a pan. Add 1 & 1/2 cup milk powder and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Mix well without lumps. Cook on low heat. When a dough ball is formed in the pan, take it out in a greased bowl. Let it cool at room temperature. Now in the same pan, add 1/4 cup ghee and 1/3 cup milk again. Add 1 & 1/3 cup milk powder, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and 4 tbsp cocoa powder. Mix everything and cook on low until a lump free, thick dough is formed. Take it out in a greased bowl and let it cool.
2. Rolling the Barfi
Once, both the doughs have cooled down and set, take the chocolate dough on a greased foil paper or butter paper. Spread it a little with hands and then keep another foil paper on it. Now roll it out into a 1/2 to 1 cm thick sheet. Keep it aside and roll out the tutti frutti barfi dough also in the same way. Very carefully, keep the tutti-frutti barfi sheet on the chocolate barfi sheet. Peel away the top foil and now roll it length-wise, carefully but firmly. Refer to the barfi recipe video above, for this step. Once rolled, cover this entire roll with a fresh greased foil and seal the edges. Keep it in the fridge, until firm and set.
3. Cutting the Barfi Roll
Once set, take out the barfi roll and cut it into 1/2 inch thick slices. Your chocolate and tutti frutti barfi roll is ready.
I would love to hear from you if you try this Barfi Roll. Do mention it in my comments section how you liked it or if you made it in any other way. Also if you make this and share on social networking sites, remember to add #flavourhomebysutiksha and tag me there, so that even I can appreciate your efforts.
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