Sunday, December 27, 2009

Goan Christmas Sweet : Bebinca (Bibink)

• 1 kg sugar
• 2 coconuts (extract 4 cups milk)
• 20 eggs yolk (whisk)
• 100 gms plain flour (maida)
• ½ spoon nutmeg powder (essence)
• 2 spoon cardamom powder (essence)
• 1 cup ghee

Mix coconut milk and sugar and stir till the sugar is completely dissolved. Add the whisked egg yolk, nutmeg and cardamom powder, 1 spoon ghee, flour and stir well to avoid lumps. Preheat the oven for 5 min for better result. Grease 1 teaspoon of ghee to a deep pan, pour some prepared batter to form ¼" thick layer. Oven this till the top is golden. Then remove it from the oven, add 1 spoon of ghee and pour another same quantity of the batter over the previous layer and bake. Monitor frequently. Keep on repeating the process till the batter is used up. When it is done, allow it to cool and then turn the Bebinca over a flat dish. Cut into slices and serve. (Baking is done on a slow flame)