Basundi | Creamy Sweetened Milk
Basundi is a delicious dessert prepared by condensing the milk and flavoured with cardamom and , saffron strands.
Servings 4 People
- 5 cups Full Fat Milk
- 2 tablespoon Sugar or as required
- ½ teaspoon Cardamom powder or crush 4-5 cardamom seeds
- 1 pinch nutmeg powder
- 5-6 Saffron strands
- 10 no Almonds sliced
- 6 no Cashews chopped
- 12 no Pista chopped
- 1 tablespoon Chironji ,optional
Take milk in a thick bottom pan and keep on a low flame and bring it gentle boil.
Keep on sim and stir once in awhile so that milk does not get burnt from the bottom .
Scrape the milk solids from the sides and stir the milk, keep milk on sim till it get reduced to 2-2.5 cups.
Once milk reduced to half the quantity, add sugar, saffron strands stir well.
Turn off heat and add chopped nuts ,cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.
Serve chilled in Matka or warm with poori's and enjoy !