Badam Kheer is a superb and exotic desert made of badam/almonds..It has a thick creamy texture with a divine taste... :-)
1 lr Milk
3/4 Cup Sugar
A Pinch of Saffron
A very small pinch of Cooking Camphor
1 tsp Cardamom Powder
Few Silvered Pistachios and Almonds for Garnishing
Blanch, peel and grind the almonds in to a coarse paste.
Mix in to half the quantity of milk(unboiled) and set aside.
Pour the remaining milk in a thick bottomed vessel and bring to a boil.
Add sugar and simmer for 5-7 min.
Gently pour in the milk with the almond paste, stirring continuously until it comes to a boil.
Mix the camphor and saffron in 1 tbsp of warm milk and rub until the milk turns orange.
Pour it into the kheer, just before taking off the flame.
* Sending this exotic dessert recipe to Raven and Anu's Event for Almonds