Sitafal (Custard Apple) Basundi Recipe – Maharashtrian Recipes

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

Serves for 4.



1) 1 liter Milk

2) 1 Custard Apple

3) 3/4 cup Sugar

4) Cardamom Powder

5) Almond, Cashew nuts, Raisin as per your choice

Sitaphal Basundi Recipe – Step by Step Procedure



Take a heavy bottomed deep pan.

Sitaphal Basundi Recipe – milk boiled and reduced to almost half

Add milk and boil over medium heat.

Stir while boiling.

Keep a small steel saucer in the pan.

Or keep a long steel spatula diagonally in the pan.

Keep stirring occasionally from the bottom to avoid burning.

Reduce the milk till half.

Once milk has reduced, add sugar and all the dry fruits.

Boil for another 10 minutes more.

Turn off the heat.

Add cardamom Powder.

Cool down to room temperature.

Sitaphal Basundi Recipe – pulp of custard apple for the recipe

Remove seeds from custard apple and prepare a pulp.

Remove seeds from custard apple and prepare a pulp.

Mix this pulp to above milk.

Put it in the refrigerator.

Chill for 3-4 hours till very cold.

Sitaphal Basundi Recipe

Basundi will become thick once it is chilled.

Serve chilled.

Sitaphal Basundi Recipe – creamy sweet dish served chilled.