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It is to be made exactly as follows:

soak overnight in hot water, peel and chop and fry :

powder individually:

coarsely crush:

  1. Fry individually all peeled and chopped nuts, mags.
  2. Make a sugar syrup of one-thread consistency , using enough water just to cover sugar. Add fried ingredients, keeping a few nuts aside.
  3. In another pan, cook dil with ghau nu doodh till thick. Add about two cups water, if needed. Pour dil mixture into sugar syrup.
  4. Heat a little ghee in a shallow frying pan and fry all powdered ingredients, individually, a little at a time, adding them to the mixture with ghee, as they are fried. Mix well, place on low heat and cook, stirring continuously, to prevent burning.
  5. When thick, add crushed spices, mix well and remove from fire.
  6. Pour into a tray, pyrex dish or glass jar and store in a cool place.
Vasanu is a very well-known health food in India. It is said to:

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Dec 12, 2017, 10:12 am

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Dec 12, 2017, 7:56 pm

Appreciated a lot for all your wonderful recipes.

I live in Canada Toronto. Any place to contact.



Jan 1, 2018, 10:56 am

Hi Darius, Thanks for dropping a line.
We are in USA. Please use contact form.

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Oct 10, 2018, 8:48 am

Thank you so much Darius ❤ Do keep visiting.

I make vasanu but not for selling, dont know anyone in Canada.

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Dec 12, 2020, 8:47 pm

Hi Rita, was looking for the recipe which has all herbs the authentic one.. will make with your recipe.

Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Dec 12, 2020, 9:09 pm



Dec 12, 2020, 10:47 pm

How to get ghau milk

Rita Jamshed Kapadia

Dec 12, 2020, 10:53 pm

you can make it at home. Pls searchGHAU NU DOODH (MILK OF WHEAT) for Ghau dudh recipe here.


Nov 11, 2023, 10:22 am

Hi Rita. I am in USA. I’m not sure if I can find some of the ingredients. How do you get them? Would love to try it.

Nov 11, 2023, 12:02 pm

Hi I go to a large Patel Brothers market. They have most ingredients and if you find a helpful person, they will find for you.
Try Amazon as well. My amazon collection is at


Nov 11, 2023, 10:43 pm

What’s the name of your collection at Amazon? My local Indian store does not have all ingredients.

Nov 11, 2023, 9:49 am

Look for the VASANU photo and click for listed products.

Direct link is

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