Sunday, May 3, 2015



2 cup badam/almonds
3 cup or 1 1/2 can evaporated milk (if you do not find evaporated milk ... then boil about 3 cups of milk and simmer until it reduces to one cup)
4 cups milk
1 teaspoon cardamom powder ( mixer grind 1 cup of cardamom with 4 teaspoon sugar and store in a airtight container)
1 cup sugar ( to your taste )
1 teaspoon saffron


Soak the saffron in warm milk for about 1/2 hour to an hour.
Soak almonds in hot water for 15 minutes
peel the skin and grind the almonds to a paste adding one cup of milk.
Bring the remaining cup of milk, sugar, almond paste and evaporated milk to a boil.
 stirring once in a while to prevent  from lumps
Finally add the cardamom powder and saffron, stir well.Turn off heat.
Garnish with slivered almonds or pistachios and serve chilled.

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