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Khubani ka Meetha- Royal Apricot Pudding

This wonderful dessert is easy to make and is a real treat, especially when served warm with a scoop of melting vanilla ice cream and crunchy almonds.
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Overnight Soaking: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: My Hungry Traveler


  • Medium saucepan
  • Potato masher.


  • 1 LB Seedless dried apricots
  • 3 cups Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Ice cream and almond slivers for garnishing


  • Put dried apricots and water in a medium saucepan. Soak overnight or at least 4 hours.
  • Place saucepan with apricots and water and cook over low heat, about 25 minutes. As the apricots soften, mush them up with a potato masher.
  • Add sugar and stir to dissolve. Keep cooking a few minutes more to thicken the sauce. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Transfer to individual bowls or a serving bowl, top with vanilla ice cream and almonds.