Almonds · Milk

Badam milk

Ingredients:

Almonds 30

Milk 4 cups ( I used 2 cups fat free milk and 2 cups full fat milk. You can use fat free or full fat or both like me)

Saffron a pinch

Green cardamom 1

Sugar 8 tablespoons (adjust according to ur taste)

Badam milk
Badam milk
Method:

         Blanch almonds.

         Drain and peel.

         Grind them to a paste (I put them in chopper with little bit of milk.They were coaresly ground.)

          Heat milk in a thick-bottomed vessel and bring to a boil.

          Reduce heat, add almond paste and simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes.

          Add saffron, green cardamom powder and mix and simmer for another 5 mts.

          Add sugar and mix and simmer for 10 mts.

          Serve hot or cold. It was really yummy with biscotti.

           I hope you try it and tell me how it is.

 

 

 

Birthday

Happy birthday dear sis

My dear sister Archu,  i love you beyond words. You and chinni are everything i wished for in this life. Today I take this opportunity to thank you for being there for me in every part of my life. I can’t imagine my life without you. God please give my sister all the happiness in the world because she deserves it. Archu you are one of amazing human being i know. Life will take its course dear, never worry about anything. God will be there with you in every walk of your life and guide you. I wish you a very happy birthday and life full of happiness. Thanks mummy and daddy for giving  Archu to us. I cannot imagine my life without her. I love you my dear.

Music flower birthday candle (candle)

Blow your candle and make a wish dear…….

Almonds · Biscotti · Sweet

My award and Almond biscotti

I can’t believe I got an award. Thank you PG so much. I would like to show off my award with some sweet. Sorry for the delay.
Ingredients:
2 cups All Purpose Flour
1 ½ tsp.Baking Powder
pinch of cinnamon

½ cup(1 stick) Butter, softened

1/2 cup almonds

¾ cup Sugar

2 Eggs

1 tsp. Vanilla

Almond biscotti
Almond biscotti

 

Method:
        Preheat oven to 325F.
        Mix flour, baking powder in small bowl. 
        Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
        Blend in eggs and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition. 
        Shape into log with lightly floured hands; place on greased baking sheet.
        Bake 30 min. or until lightly browned.
        Remove from baking sheet; place on cutting board; cool 5 min.
        Using a knife, diagonally cut each log into 12 slices; place upright on baking sheet, 1/2 inch apart. Bake an additional 15 to 18 min. or until slightly dried.
        Remove from baking sheet. Cool on wire racks.
        Serve cool with hot tea; store in tightly covered container at room temperature.
         It was just perfect. We enjoyed it. Try it out and see and let me know how it tasted.
This goes to Hima’s baked snack event:

http://snackorama.blogspot.com/2008/08/announcing-new-event-sunday-snacks.html

 

 

 I would like to pass this award to
Sagari of Indian home cooking
Vani of mysorean
Sunitha of sunitha’s world
Cham of spice-club.
Thanks PG once again. I wish I can pass it on to you because you deserve it.