Prep Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 3 litres Milk
  • 250-300 gm Sugar
  • 2 pinches Saffron
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder Elakka
  • 4-5 nos Almonds (chopped) Badam
  • 4-5 nos Pistachios (chopped) Pista


  • Boil and cool the milk till warm.
  • Set the warm milk into curd.
  • When firmly set, spread onto a thin muslin cloth and hang till all the water has drained out completely. This takes about 5-6 hours. The curd should be dry and grainy.
  • Smoothen out this mixture with a spoon or spatula.
  • Add sugar and beat well till it attains a creamy texture.
  • Soak the saffron in warm milk and stir into the sugar-yoghurt mixture.
  • Add the cardamom powder.
  • Garnish with almond and pista slivers.
  • :- Serve chilled.
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Response (1)
  1. S
    Sreelatha Vinod May 28, 2006

    Wonderful recepie, asha. It is so easy to make and so very delicious.

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