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Sugar – 3/4 cup
Full Cream Milk – 1/2 cup
Almonds – 2 tsp
Poppy Seeds – 1/4 tblsp
Saunf – 1/4 tblsp
Pistachios – 1 tsp
Watermelon Seeds – 1/2 tblsp, dried
Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp
White Peppercorns – 1/2 tsp
Fresh or Dried Rose Petals – 2 tblsp
Saffron Strands – few

1. Soak the almonds, poppy seeds, saunf, melon seeds and pistachios in water for a 30 minutes.
2. Grind to a fine paste and keep aside.
3. Boil the milk over medium flame.
4. Add the saffron strands and mix well.
5. Add the sugar and stir until fully melted.
6. Grind the rose petals and peppercorns to a fine powder.
7. Add to the milk along with cardamom powder.
8. Mix well and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Add the ground paste and mix well.
10. Remove and chill for atleast 2 to 3 hours.
11. Just before serving, garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios.
12. Serve chilled.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

danny March 29, 2011 - 9:05 am

looks good on paper i hope it turns outs good when i try it


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