6 cups full fat milk OR 1 1/2 litres full fat milk
1 tin sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon cardamoms powdered
1/4 cup cashews finely chopped
1/4 cup almonds finelychopped ( or use can use any other nuts of ur choice )
2 tablespoons sugar (or adjust + - according to taste )
7 to 8 strands of saffron
In a large thick saucepan combine milk & condensed milk. Cook on high for 10 minutes, stirring very frequently. Bring to a rolling boil and then lower heat. Simmer for 20 more minutes until it thickens reduce to half add sugar. keep on stirring at intervals so that the mixture does not get browned or burnt from bottom. The basundi mixture would begin to thicken at this stage .Scrape the milk solids from the sides and the cream collected on the top and add it back to the basundi mixture. overall cooking takes about 20 to 25 minutes on a low flame, chopped dry fruits, cardamom powder and saffron.
Chopped dry fruits, cardamom powder and saffron.
Stir and simmer for a minute.
Serve basundi hot, warm or chilled garnished with some saffron strands enjoy Kritika