Sweet Cheesy Basil recipe by Jayanandan
½ kg: Spinach
10-15 nos. Fresh Basil leaves
½ cup: Amul Milk
50 gm: Khoya (grated)
½ cup: Caster Sugar
½ tsp: Cinnamon Powder
1 cup: Ricotta Cheese
1 tbsp: Cranberries (chopped)
2 tsp: Pistachios (chopped)
1. In a pan combine spinach with basil and milk and heat for 5-7 minutes till spinach softens but does not change colour.
2. Puree the spinach mixture in a blender taking care not to overgrind (as this will make the spinach black).
3. Heat khoya in a frying pan till it softens and becomes moist. Mix in caster sugar and spinach puree and cook for 1 minute.
4. Mix in cinnamon powder, ricotta cheese, cranberries and pistachios and cook for 1 more minute. Serve hot.