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Sitaphal Basoondi

Sitaphal Basundi an ultimate desert item from Maharashtra and Gujarat. It’s also extremely simple to make. Sitaphal Basundi is all time favorite deserts, that is highly demanded especially at the time of festivals and other celebrating events. This disert made On Nagapanchami Day as Prasad or naibedya. Sitaphal is a fruit known as custard apple also.


Milk       1 1/2 liter

Sugar   1/2 cup

Custard apple (sitaphal) 1 large

Few strands of kesar

2 green cardamoms crushed


Fast we make the Basundi

Boil and reduce the 1 1/2 liter of milk, till you get a creamy thickness that coats the spoon. Reduced to 1/4 liter. Stop there. Add sugar and stir ill it dissolves. Set aside to cool.

Seed the sitaphal and keep the pulp in the refrigerator till needed. Mash the sitaphal pulp with a fork and add to the reduced milk and mix well. Add crushed cardamom and kesar threads in it. Serve chilled

It is often made on Hindu festivals such as Kali Chaudas and Bhaubeej (Bhai Dooj). You can garnish with slices of almonds and pistachios.

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