Dry Fruit Basoondi


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A nutty milk shake recipe, dry fruit basundi or basundi is a great way to refresh yourself on a hot summer afternoon. The milk based indian beverage, dry fruit basundi is enriched with chopped nuts and kesari.

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6 cups milk
3 tbsp almonds (badam)
3 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
3 tbsp pistachios
1 1/2 tbsp raisins (kismis)
4 tbsp vermicelli (seviyan)
few saffron (kesar) strands
13 tbsp sugar (or as per your taste)
1 1/2 tbsp sago (sabudana)
1 tbsp ghee

  1. Cut all the dryfruits in to small pieces.
  2. Soak kesar in to cold milk.
  3. Soak sabudana in water for 20 mins.
  4. Put milk to boil in a big vessel.
  5. On the other hand take a small pan heat ghee on low flame add all dry fruits and vermicilli and roast for some time ( 5 mins )
  6. Keep stirring the milk after some time add all roasted dryfruits and vermicilli in to the boiling milk and kesar(saffron).
  7. Keep stirring for a total period of 45 mins lastly add sugar mix well and remove from fire to cool.
  8. Keep in the refrigerator to cool
  9. Serve cool basoondi.
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