Baklava - An Indian Milk Sweet In Sugar Syrup

READY IN: 43mins
YIELD: 12 pieces




  • Heat a pan on medium flame.
  • Add butter.
  • Once it melts, add vermicelli to it.
  • Stir-fry it until it turns golden brown.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In an oven proof tray, spread half of the fried vermicelli.
  • In another pan, add the milk, essence and semolina.
  • Mix it until the mixture is like a thick syrup.
  • Add the chopped nuts.
  • Cool it for 5 minutes.
  • Pour it over the vermicelli spread in the tray.
  • Allow it to set.
  • Spread the rest of the vermicelli over it.
  • Bake in an oven for 10-12 minutes or till the top browns.
  • In the pan, add the sugar, water and orange rind with a little vanilla essence.
  • When the syrup boils, cool it.
  • Pour it over the vermicelli on top.
  • Press on the sides so that the syrup is absorbed inside the sweet.
  • Cut into equal sized squares.
  • Serve warm.
  • If it remains, you can refrigerate it for 5 days, but make sure you warm it up in the oven before serving.
  • It has to be had"hot" to be relished!