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Basundi with Almonds Recipe

Basundi with Almonds is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No-Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 liter full fat Milk
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 3 pods Cardamom
  • 5 Almonds blanched
  • 3 Pistachios skinned
  • 10-15 threads Saffron
  • How to Make Basundi with Almonds:

    1. Soak saffron in 2 tsp hot milk, keep aside.
    2. Chop finely or crush coarsely, the almonds and pistachios.
    3. Peel and powder cardamom seeds with a mallet.
    4. Add to chopped dry fruit.
    5. Run saffron with base of a mallet, in cup, till dissolved in milk.
    6. Put milk to boil in a large deep pan, stirring occasionally.
    7. When it starts boiling, reduce heat and boil.
    8. Stir frequently, till milk is 2/3 in volume.
    9. Add all other ingredients to boiling milk.
    10. Boil further for 3-4 minutes.
    11. Take off fire and cool a little.
    12. Pour into a large decorative serving bowl.
    13. Allow to cool completely; chill in refrigerator for 4-5 hours.
    14. To avoid a layer forming on the surface, stir frequently while cooling.
    15. Serve chilled in individual cups with rose petal to decorate on top, if desired


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