Lapsi (Pressure Cooker) by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 12, 2013

Lapsi, a yummy dessert hardly needs any introduction! broken wheat normally takes time to cook. However, in the pressure cooker it cooks properly and swells promptly.


Broken wheat 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ghee 3 Tablespoon
Chopped raisins 1 Tablespoon
Chopped cashewnuts 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For garnish
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon



1. In a pressure cooker, heat ghee and saute broken wheat over medium flame for 5-7 minutes or until it turns light pink in color.

2. Add raisins and cashew nuts. Stir and cook for a minute.

3. Add sugar and 1½ cups of hot water. Pressure cook over high flame for 4 whistles. Turn off the flame and allow the steam to escape.


4. Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 303Calories from Fat 121

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 4 mg0.17%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 27 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet