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“Good for preganent moms . Add 2 tblsp to 200 ml warm milk for a soothing milkshake.”
1 cup

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tablespoons ground pumpkin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons ground almonds
  • 3 tablespoons ground pistachios (shelled, skinned)
  • 3 tablespoons roasted ground poppy seeds (khus khus)
  • 1 teaspoon ground green cardamoms, skinned
  • 1 tablespoon anise (saunf)


  1. All the dried fruits should be UNSALTED.
  2. the almonds maybe ground with their skins on, but the pistas need to have their skins removed. Just bunch them in a muslin cloth and rub them and viola no skin!
  3. If time permits roast the seeds slightly; cool them completely then grind and store.
  4. Poppy seeds are tricky to grind - make sure you roast them and then grind them; or better still look for ground poppy seeds in grocery stores.
  5. If it's too time consuming for you, include the skins of the green cardamom - though these fibrous buds don't grind fine and surface up on the palette - in curries ground skins don't stand out, here in a shake they just might to a discerning palette.
  6. Could be made into warm milkshakes or into frozen milk lollies as a teatime nutritious snack. Sweeten with sugar though.
  7. For an additional punch, you may add a dash of cinnamon powder or 1 tsp dried vanilla powder.

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