How to make Apple Basanthi - Thickened apple milk served chilled garnished with slivered nuts.

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Main Ingredients : Apple (सेब), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Apple Basanthi Recipe Card

Apple Basanthi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Apple Basanthi Recipe

  • Apple 2 medium

  • Milk 5 cups

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Almonds 6-8

  • Pistachios 6-8

  • Kewra water 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Blanch almonds and pistachios in boiling water for two to three minutes. Drain, peel and cut into slivers. Heat milk in a thick-bottomed vessel and bring to a boil.

Step 2

Reduce heat, add sugar and allow to simmer on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes till thick and creamy. Remove from heat and allow to cool.Wash, peel and grate apples and immediately add to the cooled milk to avoid discoloring.

Step 3

Add the slivered nuts and kewra water to the milk and stir. Serve chilled.