Indian Nut and Spice Drink (Vegan)

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Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

From Silk Road Cooking: A Vegetarian Journey by Najmieh Batmangli. I haven't tried it yet but it looks so good.

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  1. Heat a large skillet and toast all the spices over medium heat for 1 minute, until aromatic (Have a cover handy to stop any seeds from flying out).
  2. Grind the spices in a spice grinder.
  3. Reheat the skillet and toast the nuts for 1 minute and then grind them in a food processor.
  4. Add the ground spices and the rest of the ingredients (up to garnish), then puree until you have a smooth creamy mixture.
  5. Serve in individual glasses with 2 ice cubes, stir with a cinnamon stick and garnish with mint leaves or a few rose petals.