Asoondi Recipe

August 9, 2011

Ingredients:

1 1/2 litremilk
saffrona few strands
1/2 cup almonds
8 – 10 pistachios8-10
3/4 cup sugar
2 tblsp sunflower seeds (chironji)
How to make asoondi :
  • Soak almonds in warm water to blanch.
  • Take off the skin.
  • Reserve a few for garnishing and make a paste of the rest.
  • Slice almonds reserved for decorate and pistachio nuts.
  • Wash and strain chironji.
  • Bring milk to a boil, stirring continuously.
  • Simmer (boil slowly at low temperature) over low heat up till milk coats the back of the spoon.
  • Stir in almond paste dissolved in half a cup of water or milk and mix well.
  • Mix in sugar and saffron and stir fry till sugar gets fully dissolved.
  • Chill and serve decorated with pista, chironji and almonds.

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