Lapsi, Fada ni Lapsi, Gujarati Broken Wheat Dessert

This fabulously tasty Gujarati sweet features the goodness of broken wheat and the tantalising aroma of cardamom. It is a hot favourite across the world! In Gujarat Lapsi is usually made to celebrate special occasions .


Broken wheat 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cardamom powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Ghee 3 Tablespoon
Pistachio slivers To Taste
Almond slivers To Taste



1. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the broken wheat, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till it turns golden brown in colour, while stirring continuously.

2. Add 2 cups of warm water, mix well and cook on a high flame till the water starts boiling.

3. Cook on a slow flame for 15 to 17 minutes or till the broken wheat is almost done, while stirring continuously.

4. Add the sugar and cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the ghee separates, while stirring continuously.


5. Serve hot garnished with almond and pistachio slivers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 264Calories from Fat 102

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 3 mg0.13%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet