Today I took her much trusted recipe and made few modifications and added few ingredients and it was a winner. Carrots and dates along with almond and cashews with cinnamon steeped milk makes such a tasty drink with sweet earthy nutty flavors-all in one As all of us are aware of the nutritional benefits of carrots,dates and almonds hat would be the better way to add carrots and dates in our diet other than having it as a cold yummy treat and also to make our kids just gobble it up :),just try this for once and it would leave you wanting more 🙂
3 cups whole milk
4-6 pitted dates
1 small piece cinnamon
1 large cardamom
2 Tbs sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp sugar or honey
Few strands of saffron
1.Pressure cook carrots and dates up to 3 whistles.Soak almonds and cashews in warm water for 30 minutes. Once pressure is released grind the carrots,dates, almonds and cashews to a smooth paste and keep aside.
2.In a thick bottomed vessel bring milk to a boil along with cinnamon sugar,cardamom and condensed milk.Mix in the ground paste and boil in low flame for 5 to 7 minutes.Garnish with saffron and serve cold.
Time: 20 minutes
1.Generally this is made a bit more thick,I have increased the amount of milk as we like our drink a bit dilute.
2.This can also be served warm.
Sending this yummy cold drink to following events.