• 1 cup California walnuts
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon saffron (optional)


  1. Roast the walnuts in a pan till they turn crispy.
  2. Let the walnuts cool completely.
  3. Add the cooled walnuts into a mixer jar and grind it in a coarse powder. Grind at smaller intervals, giving it a mix in between to avoid oil release.
  4. Add cardamom and sugar to this and grind it into a fine powder.
  5. Spread this powder in a tray and let it cool completely.
  6. Store it in an airtight jar.

*Mix this powder to hot milk or blend it in a mixer along with cold milk to enjoy it cold.