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Masala milk | Masala pal recipe

Popular South Indian hotel style masala milk recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
soaking time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: hot beverages
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Hot beverages
Servings: 2
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 2 and 1/4 cups milk
  • 10 almonds
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom
  • A small piece of cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 pinches pepper powder
  • 4 tsp sugar
  • Saffron few strands
  • Cashew nuts | pistachios few


  • Soak the saffron strands in 1 tablespoon of warm milk for 10 minutes.
  • Soak the almonds in hot water for 10 minutes and take out the skin.
  • Grind the almonds with 2-4 tbsp of milk into a smooth paste.
  • Boil the remaining milk with cardamom, clove, and cinnamon.
  • Keep the flame low.
  • After 5 minutes, add the ground almond paste to the milk and the soaked saffron.
  • Boil in a low flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder and pepper powder. Mix it well.
  • Switch off the flame and take out the cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon.
  • Add sugar and mix well and garnish with pistachios or cashew nuts or sliced almonds.
  • Serve hot.
  • In restaurants they serve with malai on the top.



1.You can serve this chilled.
2. Masala milk is generally served hot in restaurants in Tamilnadu.