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Bhang (Traditional Indian Drink)

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The most favourite drink of Holi (Indian festival). Bhang can also have an aphrodisiac effect.
Ingredients
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Liter
  Aniseed 1 Tablespoon
  Almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Rose water 4 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Cardamoms 15
  Bhang leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon (Khus Khus)
Directions

1. Mix sugar in half litre water and keep aside.
2. Wash and clean all other dry ingredients and soak in 2 cups of water for 2 hours
3. Grind all soaked ingredients and washed bhang leaves to a very fine paste.
4. Mix the remaining water to the paste.
5. Place a strong muslin strainer over a large deep vessel and press through muslin with back of hands to extract the liquid into the vessel.
6. Add milk, sugar water and rosewater to the extracted liquid.
7. Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Beverage
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Smooth
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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