Cardamom Shake - India

Cardamom Shake - India Recipe

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This recipe has been submitted for play in ZWT8 - India. This recipe was found on Indian Food Forever.

Fresh ground cardamom is best, it has a lovely subtle flavor that is lost when you buy it already ground.

I'm going to have to look for white poppy seeds as I know my sis is going to want to try this recipe on her next visit. Can't wait!

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10 Min
10 Min
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3 c
milk (doodh)
1 c
3 Tbsp
white poppy seeds (safed khuskhus)
2 Tbsp
cashews, minced, raw (or almonds, badam)
3 Tbsp
coconut, shredded, fried (nariyal)
1/3 c
sugar (cheeni, or as much as desired)
1/2 tsp
cardamom seed, green, freshly ground (elaichi)

How to Make Cardamom Shake - India


  • 1Place the poppy seeds in a frying pan over a moderately low heat and dry-roast, turning often, for about 5 minutes.
  • 2Combine the poppy seeds , cashews or almonds , coconut and water in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade and process for 2-3 minutes or until the nuts are reduced to a fine puree.
  • 3Add 2 cups of milk and process on low speed for 15 seconds.
  • 4Pour the mixture through a strainer over a pan.
  • 5Press out as much as liquid as possible, then add the remaining milk and cardamom seeds.
  • 6Stirring constantly bring to boil over moderately high heat.
  • 7Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes, then add the sugar.
  • 8Pour the milk back and forth from one pan to another until it is frothy.
  • 9Serve immediately in warmed cups.

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About Cardamom Shake - India

Course/Dish: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Indian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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