Madras Masala Paal | How to make Madras Masala Paal

By Sindhu Sriram  |  5th Jan 2016  |  
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Madras Masala Paalby Sindhu Sriram
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About Madras Masala Paal Recipe

Saravana Bhavan is a famous restaurant in Chennai that serves this soothing milk. The mix of spices and the well reduced milk is so good for the body

Madras Masala Paal

Ingredients to make Madras Masala Paal

  • Milk - 1/2 litre
  • sugar (or) Palm sugar - according to taste
  • pistachios - 10 (blanched and finely chopped)
  • badam - 5
  • cashew - 5
  • cardamom - 3 pods (crushed)
  • cinnamon - 1/2' stick
  • cloves - 2
  • peppercorns - 5
  • nutmeg - a pinch
  • turmeric Powder - a pinch
  • saffron - a generous pinch

How to make Madras Masala Paal

  1. Soak the cashews and badam in hot water for 15 minutes. Peel the skin of badam and grind it along with the cashews to fine paste and keep aside.
  2. Soak the saffron strands in little warm milk and keep aside.
  3. Pour the milk into a heave bottom pan and bring it to a boil
  4. Add the cinnamon, cloves and peppercorns and sugar. Let it boil until it reduces to 3/4th of the content.
  5. Remove the spices. Add the ground paste and boil for another 10 minutes. Finally add the cardamom, saffron and the blanched pistachios.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy

My Tip:

If you like the taste of dry ginger, you could add a pinch of that too.

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