Christmas Pudding Recipe

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A delicious traditional pudding typically served during Christmas using pressure cooker.
Christmas Pudding

Ingredients:
Maida – 2 cups
Carrot – 1/2 cup, grated
Raisins – 4 tblsp
Dates – 4 tblsp, chopped
Butter – 200 gms
Sugar – 2 tsp, powdered
Cashewnuts – 2 tblsp, chopped
Almonds – 2 tblsp, chopped
Pistachios – 2 tblsp, chopped
Baking Soda – 1 1/2 tsp
Nutmeg Powder – 1/3 tsp
Clove Powder – 1/3 tsp
Cinnamon Powder – 1/3 tsp
Salt as per taste
Rum and Raisin Essence – 2 tsp

Method:
1. Sift together maida, salt, baking soda, nutmeg powder, clove powder and cinnamon powder.
2. Combine butter with powdered sugar in a bowl and beat till fluffy.
3. Add the grated carrots, raisins and dates to the butter mixture.
4. Mix gently.
5. Now add rum and raisin essence.
6. Gradually add the maida, stirring gently.
7. Now add the cashewnuts, almonds and pistachios.
8. Mix well.
9. Transfer the contents to a greased pudding tin and close with a lid.
10. Pressure cook for 2 to 3 hours over medium flame till done.
11. Remove and serve hot with chocolate sauce.

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