Badam carrot milk


My all time concern is how to make my kids drink milk since they do not like milk in direct form.So milkshake is the best solution.This time I prepared Badam carrot milk since it is the best combo.Badam means almonds.I found this recipe in Divya's blog which is one of my favourite blog.I can say the very first food blog I browsed 4-5 years back.Coming back to the recipe,this is one of the rich milkshake which is very good for health especially kids.

Recipe adapted from:divyascookbook.com




Ingredients
Fat free milk - 1/2 litre
Sugar - 4-5 tsp[or to taste](I added 1/2 cup approx)
Almonds - 20,blanched
Carrot - 1 small,cubed
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Saffron strands - a few to garnish(I added saffron dissolved in milk during the  cooking process)
Almonds chopped-a handful[optional]





Method

  1. Make a paste of blanched almonds with 2-3 tbsp milk until it becomes a smooth paste,keep aside.
  2. Cook the carrots in a pressure cooker till soft,add a few tsp of milk and blend into a smooth paste.
  3. Boil the milk with sugar and add the nut and carrot pastes,let it cook for 5-7 minutes on slow heat to let the nuts cook.
  4. Mix in the cardamom powder and chopped nuts.
  5. Garnish with saffron strands and serve chilled.


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