Badam milk-A refreshing Indianised flavoured creamy milk drink scented with aromatic cardamom and saffron and richly garnished with almonds. Usually served at weddings, this drink is refreshing and very rich.
1/2 litre full fat milk
4 tablespoons sugar
Pinch of saffron
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 tablespoon almond slivers
For Garnish and serving:
Few almond slivers and a pinch of saffron.
1. Pour the milk into a heavy bottomed pan, bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer until milk reduces to half the quantity, Stir occasionally to prevent scorching. (About 20-25 minutes)
2. Add the saffron, sugar, cardamom and almonds and stir till all sugar is dissolved.
3. Remove from heat and Chill for a couple of hours or until ready to serve.
4. Pour into tall serving glasses, garnish with saffron strands and few almond slivers. Serve immediately.
Cooking for all seasons-Thanda mela