Khubani Ka Meetha ( Dry Apricot Sweet)

Khubani ka Meetha is one of the famous dessert recipe from Hyderabad, Telangana(India). Khubani Ka Meetha is very commonly served in marriages along with superbly delicious food. Khubani in english means dried Apricot. These dried apricots are round in shaped and contains seeds in it, so don't get confused with orange coloured dried apricot.These apricots are easily available at Indian grocery store.

Khubani Ka Meetha is one of the easiest simplest dessert to make using 3 ingredients.Apricots are soaked overnight and seeds are removed and cooked along with sugar.

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Level: easy
Soak time: overnight
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 4
Cup: 250ml


Apricots/Khubani: 250 gm
Sugar: 1/2 cup(or to taste)
water as required
Cream (as required while serving)


Soak Apricots overnight in water just covering them, they become double the size.
Don't discard the water.
Remove the seeds from apricots. Crack open the seeds and remover kernel.
Boil the apricots along with soaked water and add 1 cup of water and sugar to taste. Stir and Mash the apricots few times in between.Cook on medium heat till desired consistency is acquired.
You can blanch the kernels and remove skin and decorate while serving or you can add the kernels along with apricots and cook.
Serve the khubani with malai or cream or with ice cream.

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  1. I just love this... feel like grabbing it off the screen...

  2. I have heard a lot about this sweet dish, but haven't tried myself yet. I think this is the time when it needs to change. Yummy share!

    1. its an amazing dish if you add loads of cream to it or pair it with ice cream

  3. Interesting recipe, thank u for sharing.

  4. Royal dish - simple to Cook n great in taste .
    Thanks yum yum yummy.

  5. Very interesting recipe! looks so YUM!


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