Basundi with Almonds

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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