Nov 19, 2013

Badam Milk / Badam Kheer / Almond Saffron Milk / Almond Drink - Welcome Drink Ideas

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Now coming back to today's recipe. It is a updated version of badam milk which i already have in this blog. We love to serve this for guest who drop in for a party or get together. This drink is a rich one, but taste so yummy and everyone love it..So try this out and let me know how it turned out for you.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Soaking Time : 1 hour
Cooking Time : 4o to 45 mins
Serves : 4 to 5


Whole Milk - 1/2 liter + 1/2 cup
Almonds / Badam - 15 to 20
Sugar - 1/2 cup / 100 grams or adjust
Saffron - a pinch
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai - 1 tsp


Pour hot water over badam and let it sit for a hour. After that peel em and take them in a blender with 1/2 cup of milk. Make them into a smooth puree. Set this aside till use,

Take milk in a sauce pan and heat it up. Simmer the pan and let it simmer for 15 to 20 mins till it is reduced.

Now add in badam paste and sugar mix well. Cook this for 10 mins or so.

Now add in saffron, cardamom powder and mix well.

Pour this into a jug and put it in the fridge or freezer for chill.

Serve cold.

Take all your ingredients

Blanch badam in hot water

Peel em

All blanched

Take badam in a blender

Add some milk

blend it to a smooth puree

Heat milk in a sauce pan

Boil till it reduces a litte

Add sugar

Add pureed badam paste

Mix well and simmer

Once it is simmered for a 10 min or so add saffron

add cardamom powder

mix well

Adjust milk level as per your liking


Pour into a jug

Chilli it


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  1. But in many hotels it will be in yellow colour. How to get that??

    1. Add some saffron while boiling milk.

  2. can I give almond saffron milk to 13 month baby and how much I have to give?

  3. @valar valaryes u can give, just add 3 to 4 almonds and a pinch of saffron.


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