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Badam ka Sheera


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Puréed almonds are cooked with sugar and ghee and flavoured with cardamom and saffron to make a delicious and quick dessert.

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Makes 3/4 cup.
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1/2 cup blanched almonds
1/3 cup milk
4 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few saffron (kesar) strands
3 tbsp ghee

For the garnish
2 to 3 almonds (badam), slivered

  1. Purée the almonds in a blender along with 2 tablespoons of milk to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat the ghee in a non-stick pan, add the almond purée and stir continuously over a medium flame till it turns golden brown.
  3. Rub the saffron in 1 teaspoon of warm water and keep aside.
  4. Combine the milk and 2 tablespoons of water and bring to a boil. Add to the cooking almond mixture and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add the sugar, cardamom powder and cook till the sugar has dissolved while stirring continuously.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with the sliced almonds.

  1. To blanch almonds, add almonds to hot water and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove and discard the skin and use as required.
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