Apart from these social regards, this oval shaped nut holds a prominent place in the culinary world. From ancient Mughals to Italians to Indians, Almonds have a special place in every cuisine. By themselves they are a delicious nutritious snack, and they are a prime ingredient in the pantry. Almonds enhance virtually every food they grace with their distinctive taste and satisfying crunch. Its versatility allows it to be incorporated in almost everything. Biscotti, cookies, cakes and also in many savoury dishes. Though commonly referred as nuts, almonds are actually the seeds of a fruit. It is one of the nuts that is actually healthy and low in fat. It is so healthy that a nut a day could keep your doctor away. This delicately flavoured and versatile nut is available throughout the year.
Today's recipe for the letter B is Badam Kheer. Though I have had some badam milk quite a few times, I had this kheer for the first time just after marriage. This is one of MIL's speciality and beloved's favourite. Since then fell in love with this lusciously sweet, creamy and nutty pudding. Though a little time consuming, it is easy to prepare with just a few ingredients. So nowadays this shows its presence on most of the important occasions.
This recipe is for letter "B" under "Regional" theme. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 32
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