Nov 18, 2009


Milk -- 1 glass
Almonds -- 6-8
Sugar -- 2 teaspoons
Cardamom powder -- a pinch
Saffron -- few strands

Soak almond overnight. Peel and make a fine paste.

Boil milk and add the almond paste to it. Boil it for 5 minutes on low flame.

Add sugar, cardamom and saffron to the boiling water. Stir for a couple of minutes.
Turn off the heat.

This milk can be served hot or cold.

For a cold version, chill it in a fridge for an hour or two before serving. Serve garnished with some grated almonds and saffron.

To make almond milk easily, almond powder can be prepared in advance.
For the powder

Take a cup of almonds and grate it.
Add a 3-4 cardamoms and a few strands of saffron.

Grind it to a powder. Store it in a airtight container..

While making almond milk, add a couple of teaspoonful of this powder to the milk along with sugar. Boil for 5 minutes and strain it to remove the almond skin.

Serve it hot or chilled.

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