Almond Sheera (Kids Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

Almond Sheera (Kids Recipe) Video of Tarla Dalal

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Almond, an age-old brain food is here to do wonders for your child. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protein and iron... nutrients that boost brain power. Make it often to keep your kids mentally agile!

Recipe Description for Almond Sheera

Soaking Time:  10 minutes
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 1 cup
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1 cup almonds (badam)
1 cup milk
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a few saffron (kesar) strands dissolved in 1 tsp warm water

For The Garnish
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

  1. To blanch the almonds, soak them in enough hot water in a bowl for at least 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Drain and refresh using some cold water and peel them.
  3. Add ½ cup of milk and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  4. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the almond paste, mix well and cook over a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till it turns light pink in colour, while stirring continuously
  5. Add the remaining ½ cup of milk and ¼ cup of water, mix well and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously
  6. Add the sugar, cardamom powder and saffron mixture and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till the sugar dissolves and the ghee separates, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool slightly.
  7. Garnish with almond slivers and serve lukewarm or refrigerate and serve chilled.

Handy tip :

  1. This sheera stays fresh for 10 to 15 days when refrigerated. However ensure to reheat it before serving and serve lukewarm.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Growing Kids Cook BookBuy this cookbook


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