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How to make saffron milk
kesar badam milk recipe, how to make kesar milk | saffron almond flavoured milk
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Kesar badam milk is a rejuvenating and flavourful drink which is served on various Indian occasions like weddings and festivals. Kesar badam milk is enriched in nutrients and very energetic.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • 3 cups milk 700 milligrams
  • 20 almonds
  • 2 pinch of saffron
  • 2 tablespoons sugar adjust to taste
  • Few drops of rose essence
  • ½ cup of hot water for soaking
  • 1 teaspoon thinly sliced almonds for garnishing
  • A few saffron strands for garnishing
  1. First soak saffron in hot water and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Now soak the almonds for 20 minutes in hot water.
  3. Soaking in hot water helps in peeling the skin of almonds.
  4. Now blanch the almonds. Add the almonds to the grinder and add 2-3 tablespoon of milk.
  5. Grind it until forms smooth mixture.
  6. In a heavy bottom pan, bring milk to boil. Simmer on low heat for 10- 12 minutes.
  7. Make sure you stir it intermittently to avoid burning and sticking at the bottom.
  8. Add almond mixture to the milk stirring continuously until mixed well.
  9. Add saffron water, sugar and rose essence.
  10. Stir it well. Simmer until milk is reduced to 3/4 amount.
  11. Milk is ready to serve. Garnish with sliced almonds and saffron strand.
  12. You can serve this milk hot or chilled.
Recipe Notes

Whole milk can be replaced with low fat milk.

You can enjoy this drink chilled as well if you do not prefer warm.