Lachcha Rabdi

Lachcha Rabdi Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur
Made by reducing milk, Lachcha Rabdi is a sweet that can be served as sides or atypical, chilled dessert any day! Here is how to make it.


  • 2 litre Full Fat milk
  • 20-25 strands Saffron
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Rose water
  • Slivers of Almond or Pistachio to garnish
  • Dried Rose Petals for Garnish


  1. Take a heavy bottom pan and add milk to it.

  2. Bring the milk to a boil.

  3. Add saffron.

  4. Lower the heat to medium and let a layer of malai form on top.

  5. Using a skewer, push the layer of malai on the side of the pan.

  6. Keep repeating the process and keep pushing the malai on the sides.

  7. Cook the milk for 1 to 1.5 hours, till it is reduced to quarter.

  8. Add the laccha collected on the sides back to the rabri.

  9. Add sugar and rose water and cook for another minute.

  10. Pour the rabri in earthen pots for more flavor or else just transfer in a serving bowl.

  11. Garnish with almond and pistachio slivers.

  12. Either serve hot or chill in refrigerator for a few hours before serving.

Recipe Notes

Make the rabdi on medium low heat for best result.

Nutrition Facts
Lachcha Rabdi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75
% Daily Value*
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 16g18%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 2.7mg3%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.