Masala milk recipe or masala paal recipe with step by step photos. Masala milk recipe or masala paal recipe is a very famous milk based drink in Chennai ( Madras). Masala milk from Saravana bhavan is very famous here. Masala milk recipe is a warm drink in which boiled milk is simmered with few spices,sugar and topped with nuts. It is a very very tasty drink and best had warm. Masala milk is our favorite and I often prepare it at home. Here I am sharing the best recipe of masala milk on request. There are many variations in masala milk recipe. One or two ingredients may vary to taste. This is the easiest recipe for masala milk. You can make this in no time.
Masala milk recipe also has medicinal properties. It is known to cure sore throat, induce good sleep. It also provides nutrition overall. All the ingredients used in masala milk recipe has medicinal properties. Black peppercorns boost the immunity. Turmeric is also very good antioxidant. Nuts used in masala milk is very good for overall health. This masala milk is a very good drink for toddlers,kids and adults. Just make sure you can serve nuts to toddlers before you give this drink.
To make masala milk recipe, use whole milk or full fat milk. If you are diet conscious you can use skimmed milk. Nuts are added as topping in masala milk. You can also grind the nuts to a smooth paste and add while simmering the milk. Here in this masala milk recipe I have used cinnamon,cardamom and black pepper corns. You can try other spices like nutmeg, saffron in this drink.
Serve masala milk warm. It is best to consume just before sleep. You can consume this drink to cure throat infections too.
Here is how to make masala milk recipe, do try this healthy drink
Step by step masala milk recipe
1. Boil the milk. Add all the spices and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes.
2. Add crushed saffron, nuts and mix well. Serve masala milk warm.
Masala milk recipe card below:
- 2 1/2 cups boiled milk
- 1 1/2 tablespoons palm sugar
- 2-3 cloves cardamom
- 1 small stick cinnamon OR 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
- 10-12 black pepper corns
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/8 teaspoon saffron
- Crushed nuts for topping
Bring the milk to a boil and add all the spices ad sugar.Simmer for 10 minutes. Filter the whole spices.
Add Saffron and leave aside for 5 minutes..Let the saffron steep.
Serve hot with crushed nuts
1.Do not skip lack peppercorns and turmeric
2.You can add sugar instead of pal sugar too.
3.You can add sarai paruppu instead of other nuts