Kesari Milk

Kesari Milk

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Some traditional recipes have a timeless charm, and Kesari Milk is one such. Brimming with calcium from milk and nuts, this healthy drink is so flavourful with strong hints of saffron that it is sure to be loved by kids, adults and elderly people as well. When preparing the Kesari Milk for adults, you can opt to use low-fat milk as we have done here, to reap the goodness without adding unnecessary calories. Not only is this drink pleasing to the eye and palate, it has pleasant effects too. It is perfect to have at bed-time as it aids sound sleep.

Kesari Milk recipe - How to make Kesari Milk

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 small glasses
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1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
1 tbsp warm low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
1 cup low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free) , boiled and cooled slightly
1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp finely chopped almonds (badam)
2 tsp finely chopped pistachios
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

  1. Combine the saffron and the warm milk in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the milk, saffron-milk mixture, sugar, almonds, pistachios and cardamom powder in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  3. Pour equal quantities of the milk into 2 small glasses and serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per small glass
Energy156 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates14.9 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat7.7 g
Cholesterol1.2 mg
Sodium51.5 mg
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Kesari Milk
 on 25 Apr 15 12:25 PM

quite simple and a good way to add protein and calcium to ones meals...saffron gives a very good taste and colour too!!
Kesari Milk
 on 02 Feb 13 09:40 AM

Love the aroma of kesar in this milk.