Badaam ka Sharbat Recipe

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Badaam ka Sharbat
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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A super nourishing drink bursting with fragrant flavours of almonds, cardamoms and kewda.

Ingredients of Badaam ka Sharbat

  • 120 gm almonds-soaked overnight and peeled
  • 8 green cardamoms -crushed, cooked in water and strained
  • 1 tsp almond essence
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp kewda essence
  • 1/8 tsp potassium meta bi-sulphite(potassium salt of bisulfate anion)

How to Make Badaam ka Sharbat

  1. Add a little water (enough to facilitate blending) to the almonds and blend to a fine paste.
  2. Strain through a fine sieve or muslin cloth and add some more water to the left-over almonds and blend and strain again.
  3. Make the liquid up-to 2 cups, by adding water if necessary.
  4. Add sugar to the strained almond liquid and dissolve over low heat.
  5. When it dissolves, increase the heat and bring to a boil and let the syrup cook.
  6. Keep skimming off the scum as it cooks.
  7. Cook till a drop of syrup pressed between two fingers, forms a thread (one-thread consistency).
  8. Add the cardamom extract and the kewda essence. Strain through a muslin cloth and cool.
  9. When cool, mix the potassium in a little of the syrup first and then add to the whole lot.
  10. Store in clean airtight bottles.
Key Ingredients: almonds, green cardamom, sugar, kewda