We are all aware of the various health benefits of milk. It is an important part of our daily diet due to its strong nutritional profile and use in a variety of foods. Every year on June 1 (today) World Milk Day is commemorated to honor the importance of this dairy product. This day was established in 2001 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to promote milk and dairy products. Aside from drinking milk raw daily, we use it to make a variety of decadent sweet treats. So, this World Milk Day, let’s prepare some delicious milk-based treats and celebrate at home. Don’t worry if you don’t have the recipes. We made sure
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Here are 7 milk-based recipes you must try:
It’s hard to imagine festivals or other happy occasions without this desi delight. Kheer, made with rice, milk and dried fruit, is a delicious pudding. It serves as a perfect dessert option after a meal. The best thing about it is that you can have it hot or cold depending on your preference.
This is a delicious milk-based dessert that everyone loves. Rabri is very popular at social gatherings, dinner parties or other festive occasions. You can quickly make this creamy dessert at home with just a few ingredients. You can also combine it with other desserts such as kulfis or jalebis.
3) Milk cake
This is a great sweet dish for milk lovers. It’s buttery, rich and so delicious that a slice of it wouldn’t be enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. Milk cake melts in your mouth and works as a great addition to your warm cup of tea in the evening. After you prepare it, don’t forget to top it with a silver leaf, cardamom powder and a drizzle of cream.
We cannot imagine festivities without sewai. This dessert will always hold a special place in our hearts. However, if you’re already craving it, make yourself a bowl. The main ingredients needed to whip this up are milk, sugar and some dry fruit.
5) Almond milk thandai
In summer we just want to enjoy cold drinks. And it would be wrong to talk about desi drinks (made with milk) and not mention thandai. Almond milk thandai is spiced flavored milk that is very refreshing. As the name suggests, this thandai instantly cools you down and is a perfect summer drink.
6) Paneer payesh
This is a full milky dessert mainly tasted by Bengalis. Payesh is almost another version of kheer, usually stuffed after a hearty meal. In this recipe, paneer adds to the flavor of the overall dish. The goodness of dry fruit along with milk makes a delicious meal.
There is hardly anyone who does not like to dig in rasmalai. We can never get enough of this one sweet delight, no matter how many times we enjoy it. Freshly made chhena balls soaked in flavored milk are all we need to make our day. Usually you can enjoy it at various wedding parties, but why not try it at home?
So make these desserts at home on World Milk Day and enjoy.