Sitaphal (Custard Apple) Rabdi Recipe

Sitaphal (Custard Apple) Rabdi is the unique mixture of sitaphal pulp and sweeteners. This is a special sweet delicacy that is highly served during Diwali and other Hindu festivals.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 15-18 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups sitaphal (custard apple) pulp
  • 4 glass condensed milk
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp almonds chopped
  • 2 tbsp pistachios chopped
  • 1 tsp green cardamom (small elaichi) powder
  • 2 tsp red rose (gulab) petals
  • Few saffron strands

How to make Sitaphal Rabdi:

  1. Boil the milk in a big pot for about 8-10 minutes and stir constantly.
  2. Add sugar and stir until sugar fully dissolves.
  3. Turn off the gas and add sitaphal pulp, saffron, almonds, pistachios and cardamom powder.
  4. Mix very well and leave the mixture to cool completely at the room temperature.
  5. Refrigerate for few hours until becomes cold.
  6. Pour the rabdi in individual serving bowls and garnish with bits of rose petals.
  7. Serve immediately.

Chef Tips:

  1. You may adjust the sweetness of rabdi as per your requirement.
  2. You may add the chopped nuts and dry fruits of your choice.


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