Doodh Masala/ Milk Masala

As much as I love doing mega marathons, my challenges every six months surmount the previous ones...but this is something I enjoy as well...my final post on dry powders is the popular masala doodh mixture. While it is just throwing in few nuts and spices, I make it protein packed mixing in some things on and off usually thus avoiding the regular sugar laden milk additions.

The masala doodh is a popular beverage even for popular functions in marathi households. Haldi kumkum was one such event where this is made and served. Since it is served hot I used to hate it as a kid, but now I make it along with my kid who helps me grind it as per his whims and fancies playing with different nuts.

The good part is when he prepares it , he does not let us drink it , and uses it up very fast.





Ingredients
1/2 cup almonds
1/2 cup cashew nuts
1/4 cup pistachios
1 tspn cardamom seeds
1/2 tspn nutmeg powder (optional)
2 tbsp sugar
1 pinch of saffron threads / kesar

Method
1) Roughly crush them in a mortal until it resembles bread crumb like coarse
2) Store in an airtight container and use with more sugar added in the milk as needed

Tips
1) You can add wheat gluten/ roasted wheat flour / roasted ragi/ roasted sprouts powder
2) You can add a pinch of ginger/ turmeric when you want to treat cold/ cough or digestive problems along with this powder



Signing off this lovely mega marathon until next time...





12 comments:

Gayathri Kumar said...

This milk masala sounds fantastic with all the added nuts...

vaishali sabnani said...

Doodh masala sounds great . I never use it for milk , but use it in desserts and kulfis .

Priya Suresh said...

Wow, this is a must try masala to add a zing to the milk, lovely.

Kalyani said...

That's s handy powder to have ...

Suma Gandlur said...

That sounds like a great masala idea. I bet it would work great in kheers too as the badam mix.

Sapana Behl said...

I like masala doodhi on cold days. Thus powder is great relief for quick masala doodhi cravings.

Harini-Jaya R said...

The first thought that came to my mind is the Badam mix (MTR). I am sure it is just as flavorful.

Ritu Tangri said...

This doodh masala is quite handy as kids these days are very fussy when it comes to milk. Thanks for sharing.

Smruti Shah said...

Perfect masala for milk!! Lovely series you got there!!

Pavani N said...

Nutritious mix for milk. Looks great.

Archana Potdar said...

Lucky you. Since he is grinding it he will drink it. Try getting mine to drink it even at this age....

Srivalli said...

I was planning on making this for the Mega BM myself when I read how much the marathis love this...good one...You surely came up with a good run this time..Enjoyed reading through it!

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