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Madras Masala Paal

Sindhu Sriram
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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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

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Boiling
  • Hot Drink
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

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


  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

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