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kharvas recipe | junnu recipe | how to make instant kharvas

easy kharvas recipe | junnu recipe | how to make instant kharvas
Course Dessert
Cuisine maharashtra
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 piece


  • 1 cup milk full cream
  • ½ cup milk powder full cream
  • 1 cup curd / yogurt thick
  • 1 cup condensed milk / milkmaid
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder


  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup milk and ½ cup milk powder. if you have first-day colostrum milk then just add 1 cup sugar for 4 cup colostrum milk and steam.
  • whisk well till the milk powder combines well without any lumps.
  • now add 1 cup curd and 1 cup condensed milk.
  • whisk smooth making sure everything is combined well.
  • transfer the milk mixture to a round pan.
  • sprinkle ¼ tsp cardamom powder over the mixture.
  • cover with aluminium foil or place a pate to prevent water from entering while steaming kharvas.
  • place the pan into a steamer with enough water. alternatively, place in the cooker without keeping the whistle.
  • steam for 35 minutes. make sure to add water to the steamer if water finishes off in between.
  • remove the aluminium foil and check if the toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • refrigerate the kharvas for an hour or till it sets completely.
  • unmould the kharvas carefully, you can see excess water separating.
  • finally, cut to desired pieces and serve instant kharvas / junnu.