Plain Masala Milk

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 12 - raw unsalted almonds
  • 2 tsp - raw unsalted cashew pieces
  • 2 tsp - unsalted pistachio
  • 2 - very small pinches of good quality saffron (about 3-4 strands per cup)
  • 2 tsp - sugar (or according to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom seed powder
  • 2 cups - milk

How to Make Plain Masala Milk

  • Soak 12 almonds in hot water for about an hour along with 2 tsp cashews and 2 tsp unsalted pistachio.
  • Soak 2 very small pinches of saffron in 1/4 cup of warm milk.
  • Blanch the almonds and drain the other nuts. Then grind the almonds along with other nuts in the milk used to soak the saffron until smooth.
  • Heat the balance of the milk, mix the nut, milk, saffron mixture to it and add sugar and 1/4 tsp cardamom seed powder.
  • Mix well and serve hot.