Basundi Recipe

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Milk – 1 litre
Sugar – 175 gms
Pistachios – 5
Almonds – 5
Saffron Strands – 1/2 tsp
Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp
Pachai Karpooram (Edible Camphor) – 1/2 pinch

1. Heat a wide, heavy-bottomed pan over medium flame.
2. Pour the milk and bring to a boil.
3. Simmer till the milk is reduced by almost 80% and all the while pushing the cream that is formed on top to the sides.
4. Add sugar, cardamom powder, saffron strands and pachai karpooram.
5. Switch off the flame, stir gently till sugar has dissolved completely and cool.
6. Scrap the sides and add all the cream (pushed to the sides) to the remaining milk.
7. Garnish with almonds and pistachios.
8. Chill and serve.

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6 thoughts on “Basundi

  1. tazeen said on January 14, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    your recipe is too good

  2. Meghna Surti said on April 11, 2011 at 7:19 am


  3. Meghna Surti said on April 11, 2011 at 7:19 am


  4. sanshya said on October 23, 2010 at 7:25 am

    its really really nice to making madam

  5. Sandhya said on April 2, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    its really nice madam, i like very much.
    but i don’t know how to prepare? but now onwards
    i will prepare easily.

  6. priya said on June 17, 2009 at 3:31 am

    nice recipe

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