Kesar Badam Milk recipe with step by step photos and a short video . Kesar Badam Milk is a delicious Indian Beverage made with Saffron and Almonds. Its a delicious and nutritious drink that you can sip on and get lost with its flavours. Badam milk can be served either hot or chilled , but I personally like cold badam milk. This is easy to make and can serve your family and friends during gatherings and festivals.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Best thing about this badam milk is its flavours also you’ll never get to know that you are drinking a glass of milk. Even milk haters will fall in love with this chilled badam milk .

One of the best thing about this drink is , for winters you can drink a hot cup of badam milk to keep you warm from within . Having Badam / Almonds when soaked for just 30 minutes or less , will keep you warm from within , it produces heat in the body . Where as when you soak almonds for longer periods for 12 hours or more , it has a cooling effect on the body . You can chill and serve Badam milk on summer also. So as per season , prepare badam milk accordingly and devour .

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

You get Kesar Badam milk powder readily available in stores but believe me once you taste this delicious badam milk at home , I bet you will never turn back to those readymade instant Kesar Badam Milk Powder .

One more similar beverage with all goodness of dry nuts and spices is Thandai . As Maha Shivratri and Holi festivals are approaching , you can make some Thandai Masala Powder and keep it ready , to add into some milk and enjoy on festive day . Also Basundi is one more milk based drink you may love this season.

RECIPE CARD FOR KESAR BADAM MILK

Kesar Badam Milk

Kesar Badam Milk : A tasty beverage made with almonds , saffron and flavored with cardamom and rose petals ,served either chilled or hot
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Soaking Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Beverages, Celebrations, Festivals, Holi
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Whole Milk , full fat
  • 30 Almonds
  • 20 -25 Saffron strands
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 5 pods Green Cardamom ,remove husk and powder
  • 1 tbsp Dry Rose Petals , optional , refer notes
  • 1 cup Water to soak almonds
  • 1 Tsp Pistachios , slivered for garnish

Instructions

  • Soak almonds in 1 cup of hot water for about 20 minutes.
  • Soak 20-25 saffron strands in 1/4 cup of warm milk and set aside for 20 minutes.
  • Peel almond skin and transfer it into a mixer jar / blender.
  • Add 1/4 cup of milk to blender , 3-4 saffron strands and blend to a very fine paste.
  • Bring milk to boil , add almond paste and stir well.
  • Keep on low flame and stir milk till raw smell of almonds completely goes off. This takes for about 20 – 25 minutes. Keep stirring milk in between to avoid scorching of milk from bottom.
  • Add saffron soaked milk and stir well , boil for 5 minutes on a medium heat.
  • Add 1/4 cup of sugar and stir well , till it dissolves.
  • Turn off the stove . Add freshly crushed cardamom powder from mortar and pestle.
  • Also add dry rose petal and stir well.
  • Garnish with slivered pista ,almonds and dry rose petals.`
  • Kesar Badam Milk can be served either hot or cold.

Video

Notes

  • 3.5 cups of milk is used to boil , 1/4 cup of milk to blend almonds and 1/4 cup of milk to soak almonds. All together its 4 cups of full fat whole milk is used in this recipe.
  • You can either use dry rose petals or 1-2 Tbsp of rose water .
  • Garnish with nuts , saffron strands and dry rose petals before serving.

Step By Step Direction to make Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Soak almonds in 1 cup of hot water for about 20 minutes.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Soak 20 saffron strands in 1/4 cup of warm milk and set aside for 20 minutes.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Peel almond skin and transfer it into a mixer jar / blender.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Add 1/4 cup of milk to blender , 3-4 saffron strands (optional) .

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Blend to a very fine paste.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Bring 3.5 cups of milk to boil .

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Add almond paste and stir well.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Keep on low flame and stir milk till raw smell of almonds completely goes off. This takes for about 15 minutes. Keep stirring milk in between to avoid scorching of milk from bottom.

Add saffron soaked milk and stir well , boil for 5 minutes on a medium heat.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Add 1/4 cup of sugar and stir well , till it dissolves for about 5 minutes.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Turn off the stove . Add freshly crushed cardamom powder from mortar and pestle.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Also add dry rose petal and stir well.

Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe

Garnish with slivered pista and almonds. Kesar Badam Milk can be served either hot or cold.

Kesar Badam Milk

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2 thoughts on “Kesar Badam Milk | Badam Milk Recipe”

    1. Hi Pranita , Thanks U. I was craving for a tasty badam milk hence made this as it takes less time and no much preparations are needed. But I should definitely say I loved every sip of this tasty drink .

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