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Charnamrit Recipe

Charnamrit is a popular Indian Drink
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive
Course :
Drink
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Chilled or Frozen
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 500 ml - chilled cow's Milk
  • 125 ml - fresh - set Yoghurt
  • 150 g - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - Honey
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - desiccated Coconut
  • 25 g - raisins, soaked in hot water
  • 25 g - Chironji
  • A large pinch - elaichi or green Cardamom powder
  • 1 handful - Basil leaves, washed and chopped roughly
  • 20 - makhane or puffed lotus seeds
  • 4 to 5 - Basil or tulsi leaves, torn into small pieces (not cut)
  • How to Make Charnamrit:

    1. Dry roast makhane in a wok until very lightly browned and crisp or microwave on full for 3 - 4 minutes. Stir and leave to cool.
    2. Chop them up in small pieces and keep aside.
    3. Mix milk and yoghurt, using a spoon. Do not beat.
    4. The texture of broken up bits of yoghurt is part of this dish.
    5. Add all other ingredients and stir (do not beat).
    6. Serve in small cups.



     

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