Bored with the same ice cream, falooda, halwa and kheer for desserts? Try this recipe of Shufta presented by Chef Ajay Chopra. Paneer sautéd with sugar, dry fruits and sprinkled with cinnamon and rose petals are a heavenly combination of desserts.
Shufta Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • 400 gms Cottage Cheese
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 100 gms Walnuts
  • 6 to 8 Apricots
  • 100 gms Raisins
  • 100 gms Cashew nuts
  • 100 gms Pistachio
  • 5 Seedless Dates
  • Water
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • ½ tsp Cardamom Powder
  • ½ tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • Few Strands Saffron
  • ½ tsp Dried Rose Petals
  • ½ cup Coconut powder


  1. 1

    Cut cheese into dices add oil in a pan and fry them crisp brown and sugar.
  2. 2

    in a bowl add walnuts, apricots, raisins, cashew nuts, pistachio, seedless dates, water and let them soak for some time.
  3. 3

    add soaked dry fruits in the pan and fry.
  4. 4

    add cardamom powder, dry ginger powder, cinnamon powder, few strands saffron in the pan and sauté.
  5. 5

    add dry rose petals and desiccated coconut powder.
  6. 6

    garnish with dry rose petals and serve.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During his stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. Not only has he helped change the perception of Indian cuisine in the proverbial West, he has earned a huge fanbase for his contemporary take of traditional Indian dishes. Chopra has also been a judge on MasterChef India, and has anchored some of LF’s most successful shows.

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