a generous pinch of saffron soaked in 2 tbsp. warm milk
Preheat the oven to 180 C / 350 F. Grease a 6 inches cake pan with some butter.
Grate the mawa and mix into the melted butter.
Add the milk,condensed milk and whisk till smooth with a wire whisk.
Sift the flour after adding baking powder &baking soda (and salt if using).
Add the sifted flour-baking powder into the mava-butter-milk mixture and fold in gently, the mixture should resemble fritters or pakora batter in consistency, if required add more milk/flour to achieve the consistency.
Add the powdered cardamoms and stir gently.
Pour into the prepared cake pan and bake for 40-50 minutes(at 170 degree C) or till a knife tip comes out clean.
Let it cool completely and turn the pan upside down on a large plate and tap slightly on the bottom of the pan to unmould the cake.
Cut into wedges or squares as desired.
Note:Do note that the baking time changes if you use a cake pan of another size