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Qubani ka Meetha

Dry fruits at home is usually cashed nuts, and raisins. Almonds and Pistachios were precious. Apricots were not common though they were a part of the Diwali gift box that we got from North Indian friends. While the nuts and raisins were prized possessions (as we use then a lot in our sweets) apricots were an enigma.
Qubani ka Meetha is a special sweet treat from Hyderabad. Courtesy - the Nizam rule. Apricots came with the Turks and is now here to stay. No wedding feast is complete without this exotic sweet. The Biriyani and Qubani ka Meetha, are now an integral part of Hyderabadi cuisine.
With just the 2 of us at home, the motivation to make sweets for Prasad (offering) is hardly there. This is one the sweet I'll gladly do other than Dates&Nuts Ladoo. Reason being - portion control; else I'll end up finishing the whole lot. How do you use apricots? Would love to learn.

Ingredients:
Dry Apricots - 1/2 cup
Sugar to taste - 3 tablespoons (adjust to suit your taste)
Water - 1.…

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