masala milk recipe, how to make instant masala milk recipe | masala doodh recipe

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masala milk recipe with step by step photos. masala doodh is sweetened flavored milk beverage from the maharashtrian cuisine. a mix of dry fruits and a few spices are added which makes the final drink aromatic as well as delicious. masala doodh is usually made during the kojagiri poornima festival in maharashtra.

i prepare masala doodh at times and somehow never took pics for the website. in fact i had made masala milk during this kojagiri poornima but again did not take pics. so a couple of days back made masala milk again and took pics.

masala milk recipe

i make masala milk in an easy way and it can be made instantly without any pre work or preparation. i grind the nuts to a semi coarse powder. alternatively the nuts can also be chopped and then added.

if you like having masala milk often then you can check this masala milk powder recipe. just make in bulk and use it whenever you want to have masala milk. you can also check this delicious badam milk recipe.

few more recipes where i have used nuts and dry fruits or can be made for winters are:

  1. sesame ladoo
  2. peanut ladoo
  3. atta ladoo
  4. besan ladoo
  5. til gud ke ladoo
  6. dry fruits ladoo
  7. dry fruits barfi

in winters masala milk is good to have as the dry fruits help in keeping the body warm. while making in summers, blanch the dry fruits so that their heat is reduced. in winters i add a few cloves in the recipe, but can be skipped. in summers you can add cooling ingredients like rose petals. nuts and dry fruits of your choice can be added and some variations can be done in the recipe. this masala milk recipe can also be halved or doubled.

if you are looking for more beverages then do check sweet lassi, thandai, dry fruit milkshake and filter coffee recipe.

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masala milk recipe | masala doodh recipe

masala milk is sweetened flavored milk beverage from the maharashtrian cuisine. a mix of dry fruits and a few spices are added which makes the final drink aromatic as well as delicious

course beverages & drinks
cuisine maharashtrian
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 10 minutes
total time 15 minutes
servings 3 cups
rough calories per serving 292 kcal
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for masala milk powder:

  • 10 almonds (badam)
  • 10 cashews (kaju)
  • 15 pistachios (pista) - unsalted
  • 10 to 12 saffron strands (kesar)
  • 4 green cardamoms (choti elaichi)
  • 2 cloves (lavang) - optional

other ingredients for masala milk:

  • 3 cups milk, 750 ml
  • 1 to 2 pinches grated nutmeg or nutmeg powder (jaiphal powder)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar or add as required

how to make recipe

making masala milk powder:

  1. take 10 almonds, 10 cashews, 15 unsalted pistachios in a dry mixer or dry grinder. you can rinse the dry fruits before if you want.

  2. add 10 to 12 saffron strands, seeds from 4 green cardamoms and 2 cloves (optional). cloves can be skipped.

  3. grind to a semi coarse powder. a few pieces of dry fruits will be visible. if making for toddlers, then grind the dry fruits to a fine powder. keep aside.

making masala milk:

  1. take 3 cups milk in a sauce pan.

  2. keep the pan on stove top and on a low to medium heat.

  3. occasionally stir the milk when it is getting heated, so that it does not burn from the bottom.

  4. bring the milk to a boil. take care when the milk begins to boil, so that it does not spill from the pan. stir or reduce the flame to avoid the milk from spilling out.

  5. when the milk comes to a boil, then add the ground powder.

  6. directly grate about 1 to 2 pinches of nutmeg powder in the milk. avoid adding too much nutmeg.

  7. next add 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar. add sugar as per your taste requirements. so sugar can be easily added less or more.

  8. stir and mix so that the sugar dissolves.

  9. simmer for 4 to 5 minutes more after adding sugar. stir occasionally.

  10. serve masala milk hot or warm. you can also chill masala doodh and serve later.

recipe notes

  • recipe can be halved or doubled
  • while serving masala milk, you can garnish with some sliced dry fruits
  • nuts and dry fruits of your choice can be added. just don't add dates, raisins, dried plums etc as the milk can curdle.

how to make masala milk recipe:

making masala milk powder:

1. take 10 almonds, 10 cashews, 15 unsalted pistachios in a dry mixer or dry grinder. you can rinse the dry fruits before if you want.

making masala milk recipe

2. add 10 to 12 saffron strands, seeds from 4 green cardamoms and 2 cloves (optional). cloves can be skipped. i add them when i prepare masala milk during winters.

making masala milk recipe

3. grind to a semi coarse powder. a few pieces of dry fruits will be visible. if making for toddlers, then grind the dry fruits to a fine powder. keep aside.

making masala milk recipe

making masala milk:

4. take 3 cups milk in a sauce pan.

making masala milk recipe

5. keep the pan on stove top and on a low to medium heat.

making masala milk recipe

6. occasionally stir the milk when it is getting heated, so that it does not burn from the bottom.

making masala milk recipe

7. bring the milk to a boil. take care when the milk begins to boil, so that it does not spill from the pan. stir or reduce the flame to avoid the milk from spilling out.

making masala milk recipe

8. when the milk comes to a boil, then add the ground masala milk powder.

making masala milk recipe

9. take a grater and a nutmeg.

making masala milk recipe

10. directly grate about 1 to 2 pinches of the nutmeg powder in the milk. avoid adding too much nutmeg. you can also use readymade nutmeg powder instead of grating the nutmeg.

making masala milk recipe

11. next add 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar. add sugar as per your taste requirements. so sugar can be easily added less or more.

masala milk recipe

12. stir and mix so that the sugar dissolves.

masala milk recipe

13. simmer for 4 to 5 minutes further after adding sugar. stir occasionally.

masala milk recipe

14. serve masala milk hot or warm. you can also chill masala doodh and serve later.

masala doodh recipe

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dassana amit
i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

all the 1800 recipes posted on blog are tried and tested and made healthy wherever possible. the recipes are detailed and with step by step pictures that will easily help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food.