Badam Ka Sheera ( Pregnancy Recipe)


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Milk and almonds prove to be a good combination during your lactation period. These foods help to stimulate the production of breast milk. The calcium and the energy content of the recipe are good due to the addition of milk in to the sheera. Have a tablespoon every day while you lactating.

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Makes 4 servings
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1/2 cup almonds (badam) , soaked overnight
1/3 cup milk
4 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish
2 to 3 almonds (badam) , slivered

  1. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the almonds. Leave aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and remove the skins of the almonds.
  3. Purée the almonds with 4 tablespoons of milk to a smooth paste in a blender.
  4. Heat the ghee in kadhai, add the almond purée. Cook over a slow flame while stirring continuously till the mixture turns golden brown (approx. 15 minutes).
  5. Combine the milk and 4 tablespoons of water and bring to boil. Add this to the cooking almond mixture and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add the sugar, cardamom powder and cook till the sugar has dissolved while stirring continuously.
  7. Serve hot garnished with the almonds.
Nutrient values per tablespoon
19 gm 94 kcal 1.1 gm 6.0 gm 7.2 gm 47.9 mcg 0.1 mg 21.3 mg 0.2 mg 0.3 mcg 0.1 gm
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