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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.

masala milk recipe

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.

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 milk masala 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.

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.

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Masala Milk

5 from 4 votes
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:10 mins
Total Time:15 mins
Course:beverages & drinks
Cuisine:maharashtrian
Calories: 292kcal
Servings (change the number to scale):3 cups
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 masala doodh aromatic as well as delicious
(1 CUP = 250 ML)

INGREDIENTS

for masala milk powder

  • 10 almonds
  • 10 cashews
  • 15 pistachios unsalted
  • 10 to 12 saffron strands
  • 4 green cardamoms
  • 2 cloves - optional

other ingredients for masala milk

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

INSTRUCTIONS

making masala milk powder

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

boiling milk to make masala milk

  • take 3 cups milk in a sauce pan.
  • keep the pan on stove top and on a low to medium heat.
  • occasionally stir the milk when it is getting heated, so that it does not burn from the bottom.
  • 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

  • when the milk comes to a boil, then add the ground masala milk powder.
  • directly grate about 1 to 2 pinches of nutmeg powder in the milk. avoid adding too much nutmeg.
  • next add 3 to 4 tablespoons sugar. add sugar as per your taste requirements. so sugar can be easily added less or more.
  • stir and mix so that the sugar dissolves.
  • simmer for 4 to 5 minutes more after adding sugar. stir occasionally.
  • serve masala milk hot or warm. you can also chill masala doodh and serve later.

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.
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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

boiling milk to make 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

making masala milk

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