Milk Masala Powder

by - June 11, 2013

Milk Masala Powder


Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves:  1/2 cup powder
     
Ingredients:
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup cashews
2 tbsp pistachios
2/8 tsp saffron strands
1/4 nutmeg, ground in a mortar and pestle or coffee grinder
12 cardamom pods, shelled and seeds crushed
4 peppercorns, crushed 
8 tbsp raw sugar / regular white sugar
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

For milk:
2 ~ 1 tbsp nuts masala powder
1 cup milk

Masala Milk Powder

Method:
1)  In a wok or a heavy bottomed skillet, roast the nuts over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes with out burning the nuts. Cool completely.
2)  Place the saffron strands and gently heat for a few seconds. Crush to a fine powder using a mortar and pestle.
3) In a spice grinder or blender place all the ingredients as listed and pulse until finely ground. Do this with a gap of 30 seconds and do not run the blender continuously to avoid getting paste instead of powder.  Store in an air tight container.

For masala  milk:
4) Boil milk untill it reduce to 70% of its original quantity. Mix masala powder in little milk with out any umps. Stir in the mixture to the boiling milk and cook for 2 ~ 3 minutes, Stir continousely.  Adjust sugar to taste.
5) Serve hot or warm to your choice.

This recipe if for Srivalli's Blogging Marathon # 29 week 2 under " Spice powders for cooking".   Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 29.

Masala Milk Powder

Masala Milk Powder


Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Serves:  1/2 cup powder
Sources: from here
     
Ingredients:
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup cashews
2 tbsp pistachios
2/8 tsp saffron strands
1/4 nutmeg, ground in a mortar and pestle or coffee grinder
12 cardamom pods, shelled and seeds crushed
4 peppercorns, crushed 
8 tbsp raw sugar / regular white sugar
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

For milk:
2 ~ 1 tbsp nuts masala powder
1 cup milk


Method:
1)  In a wok or a heavy bottomed skillet, roast the nuts over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes with out burning the nuts. Cool completely.
2)  Place the saffron strands and gently heat for a few seconds. Crush to a fine powder using a mortar and pestle.
3) In a spice grinder or blender place all the ingredients as listed and pulse until finely ground. Do this with a gap of 30 seconds and do not run the blender continuously to avoid getting paste instead of powder.  Store in an air tight container.

For masala  milk:
4) Boil milk untill it reduce to 70% of its original quantity. Mix masala powder in little milk with out any umps. Stir in the mixture to the boiling milk and cook for 2 ~ 3 minutes, Stir continousely.  Adjust sugar to taste.
5) Serve hot or warm to your choice.



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20 comments

  1. OMG.. a definite treat to any kid.. its best if we drink this and go to bed.. my mother says these nuts and the milk combination cures insomnia..

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  2. Excellent powder, love with milk both warm or chilled..beautiful milk masala powder.

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  3. Simply delicious and lovely, I love masala milk. Very beautiful clicks...

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  4. Lovely.. Always wanted this recipe !! Thanks for sharing :)

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  5. Very healthy drink.. looks awesome.. thanks for sharing !!

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  6. Bookmarked. Definitely trying this out once I have all the ingredients in hand.

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  7. this is a totally new kind of masala powder for milk, but so healthy with all those nuts

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  8. Wow.. that masala powder is packed with so much flavor and deliciousness.. yumm!!

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  9. you have a long list of ingredients there..and I make it with just the basic ones..book marked!!

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  10. This masala pal is my favorite but don't know how to make. Thank you so much for the recipe..

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  11. looks yummy n healthy powder...

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  12. That is one healthy masala podi.

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  13. OOh ! Masala paal is my favorite ! This powder is a must-make. I don think it will last long ;)

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  14. This is surely a different sort of spice powder and I love it..lovely colour on the milk!

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  15. Nice presentation... I have always had store bought mix to flavour milk. This sounds good...

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  16. Bye bye readymade masala. I love my milk with this mmasala.

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