Homemade Almond Powder in Plain and Chocolate Flavor for Kids
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Serves: 1 cup
 
Ingredients
  • Almonds – ½ cup
  • Lump or granulated sugar – ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Dry ginger powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Saffron – 4 strands
  • Water – 2.5 cups
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder – 1.5 tbsp for half cup almond powder (for chocolate almond powder)
Instructions
  1. Bring 2.5 cups of water to boiling point and switch off the flame
  2. Put almonds to this hot water for 2-3 min, not more than the specified time.
  3. Drain them and put them immediately to a pan of normal cool water
  4. Drain them completely using a colander
  5. Transfer and spread it to kitchen tissues or even a clean cotton cloth will do to absorb the excess water content
  6. Now just remove the skin from all the almonds by using your fingers. The skin will come off easily now
  7. Heat a wide pan or kadai on medium flame and lightly roast drained almonds for 3 to 4 min to make it completely water free
  8. Let it cool completely
  9. Grind and powder all the ingredients using mixie jar in batches. Please do not grind more than 25 sec each time to avoid overheating of mixie and to avoid the release of oil from almonds
  10. Allow the mixie to cool down, then again you can grind
  11. Allow it to cool completely and keep it in air tight container
  12. For chocolate almond powder, add 1.5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder to half cup of prepared almond powder and mix it nicely. Keep it in air tight container
Recipe by Bumps n Baby at https://www.bumpsnbaby.com/homemade-almond-powder-plain-chocolate-flavor-kids/