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Dashera2012 Badam Kheer Recipe




Ingredients

25 almonds (badam)

1 litre milk

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

10-15 strands saffron, crushed, soaked in 1 tsp. warm milk

1 tsp rose water

5 pistachios crushed coarsely


Method

Soak almonds for 30 mins in hot water


Peel the skin of almonds


Grind the almonds into paste with 1/2 cup water


Bring the milk to boil in heavy pan


Add almond paste


Keep stirring occasionally till semi-solid


Add sugar, cardamom powder, rose water and saffron


Cook for 2 minutes


Garnish with pistachios


Serve chilled or hot

Makes: 5 servings

Shelflife: 1 day