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Daisy Gahle
5 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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This is a very sweet dish made with milk and dry fruits in it. The milk is reduced on low flame. The grainy texture at the end makes it really tasty.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Vegan

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Full fat milk - 1 litre
  2. sugar - 1/ 4 cup
  3. cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  4. saffron strands (soaked in warm mil) - 6-7
  5. Dry fruits of own choice (almonds,cashews, pistachios, - 1/2 cup plus
  6. chironji seeds - 1 tbsp
  7. nutmeg powder - 2 pinches


  1. In a heavy bottomed pan add full fat milk. Make sure milk should be full fat to get the perfect creamy texture .
  2. Add dry fruits and nutmeg powder and saffron strands.
  3. Allow it to boil. Then on a very low flame let it simmer.
  4. Keep stirring after 2-2 minutes.
  5. Keep scraping the sides and mix it with the milk again and again.
  6. There will be a creamy film on top . Mix it with the milk again and again. It will give the grainy texture at the end.
  7. Keep cooking till the milk is reduced to 1/3rd.
  8. Now add sugar , cardamom powder, and mix it well.
  9. And garnish it with all chopped dry fruits.
  10. And the bassundi is ready to serve .

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Sarita Bandral
Sarita Bandral   Nov-06-2016

really yummy n healthy

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