Besan or chick peas flour is a very versatile ingredient extensively used in India, today I used it in a very different manner by adding it to the milk, I also sprinkled the almonds all over to give it a nice appeal. This Besan Milk With Almonds was well received for the breakfast by all members of family and the cold winter mornings had a very different beginning with a nice hot beverage. I would say it is a perfect recipe for foggy mornings, which are now common in most part of India, you could also serve it hot just before bed time for a nice deep sleep. You can make it quickly with boiling milk and serve it any time of the day. Let’s see a easy for recipe for Besan Milk With Almonds. Enjoy!
All you need is (serves 4)
Besan – 5 tsp
Milk – 1 lt
Sugar to taste
Elaichi powder – 1 tsp
Desi ghee – 2 tsp
Almonds – 16 to 20 (soak about 10-12 in water for 1 hour)
Saffron for garnishing
Besan Milk With Almonds Recipe
Preparation time: 5 min.
Cooking time: 15 min.
Peel the soaked almonds, add 1 tbsp milk and grind them to a paste.
Sliver rest of almonds. Keep aside.
In a pan heat the desi ghee and fry the besan for about 2-3 min. Keep aside.
Boil the milk, add fried besan, almond paste, elaichi powder and sugar and mix well.
Boil for 10 min with constant stirring.
Garnish with slivered almonds and saffron.