Ricotta Cheese Burfi

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Burfi is a traditional indian sweet, which is made from many things and can be compared to the shape/consistency of fudge. This is a ricotta cheese version that is SO good. Sweet, great texture. You can either cut into pieces, or, eat with a spoon from a bowl. Preparation time does NOT include refrigeration time.

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  • add   1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • add   1/4 cup chopped pistachios or almonds
  • add   16 ounces ricotta cheese
  • add   1/4 lb unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a deep pan.
  2. Add ricotta cheese, stirring until smooth, for about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add condensed milk.
  4. Turn heat to LOW, heat the entire mixture for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add almonds and/or pistachios. (I added some coconut chopped super-fine with pistachios).
  6. EITHER: pour mixture into a square pan, let set in fridge for 4 hours, cut into squares.
  7. OR: Let cool in fridge, serve ice-cream sized scoop, garnished with whole pistachio or almond.