Basundi (Creamy Milk Pudding)

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Title: Basundi (Creamy Milk Pudding)
Yield: 1 Servings
Categories: Indian


12 c Milk
1/2 c Sugar
6 Whole cardamoms (to 8);
1 ts Saffron
1/4 c Hot milk; (extra)
2 tb Chopped pistachios; to

Place the milk in a heavy sausepan and bring to the boil, stirring
constantly. Keep stirring and simmer until the milk reduces to one-third
its original quantity.

Add the sugar and simmer for 5 more minutes. Now add the crushed cardamoms.
Dissolve the saffron in 1/4 cup hot milk and add to the milk pudding. Stir

Garnish with the chopped pistachios. Serve chilled.

From: Dakshin, Vegetarian Cuisine From South India by Chandra Padmanabhan

Recipe by: Dakshin by Chandra Padmanabhan

Posted to recipelu-digest by Sharon Raghavachary on
Feb 04, 1998