Almond and Saffron Milk

Almond and Saffron Milk is also known as Kesar Badam Milk or Kesar Badam Doodh is a very healthy and nutritious drink.  This Kesar Badam Doodh is an ancient drink that has been consumed in Indian homes for ages on a regular basis. With so many health benefits and a delicious taste, it is loved by everyone.

Kesar Badam Milk tastes very soothing when consumed boiling hot. It refreshes your mind when it is served chilled especially during summer.

However, this milk also has the goodness of almonds and the richness of saffron in it. This drink will give you instant energy if you kick start your day with this milk.

Also, try this rich and luscious Kesar Badam Kadai milk.

kesar badam doodh, almond saffron milk recipe garnished with almonds,  served in 2 glasses on a clay platter

Benefits of Kesar Badam Doodh

  • This is a perfect drink to sip during winters as it will keep the body warm.
  • Milk is high in calcium and proteins, so it will help in the growth of kids.
  • Drinking this Kesar Badam milk before bed will give you a sound sleep.
  • This milk will build your immunity and Almonds used in this milk will also help to increase memory.
  • Having this milk on a regular basis will improve your overall health and will make you strong.

Recipe of Almond and Saffron Milk | Badam Milk

Ingredients:

1-liter Full-fat milk
15-20 Almonds soaked in water
10-15 Saffron strands
1 tsp poppy seeds
1/2 cup Sugar
1 tsp Cardamom powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp dry ginger powder

Step-by-Step Recipe of Almond Saffron Milk:

HOW TO MAKE ALMOND PASTE:

1. Soak 15-20 almonds in warm water for 1/2 hour. Also, soak Poppy seeds in water for 1/2 hour.

soaking almonds in warm water in a white bowl for kesar badam doodh, saffron almond milk recipe

soaking poppy seeds in water in a white bowl for kesar badam doodh, saffron almond milk recipe

2. Peel the skin of the almond and puree almonds and poppy seeds in a blender till it forms a smooth paste.

peeling almond skin for kesar badam doodh, saffron almond milk recipe

making almond and poppy seeds paste for kesar badam doodh, saffron almond milk recipe

3. Soak saffron strands in hot milk for 30 minutes.

soaking saffron for kesar badam doodh,

HOW TO BOIL MILK:

1. Boil 1-liter full-fat milk in a heavy bottom pan. Add sugar, cardamom powder, pepper powder, dry ginger powder to the boiling milk, and boil the milk for 10 minutes.

pepper powder, cardamom powder and dry ginger power powder for kesar badam doodh recipe

adding pepper and cardamom powder in boiling milk

2. Once it comes to a boil, add the almond paste and saffron strands.

adding soaked saffron to the boiling milk, saffron almond milk recipe

3. Let the milk boil for 10-15 minutes on a medium flame stirring it in between till the milk reduces in quantity.

simmering milk with kesar for kesar badam doodh, saffron almond milk recipe

5. Switch off the flame and let the milk cool down.

HOW TO SERVE :
1. Serve this Almond Saffron milk either hot or once it comes down to room temperature chill it in the refrigerator for 2 hours and serve it chilled.

2. Garnish with Almond flakes and I personally like it cold.

top view of kesar badam milk recipe, Almond Saffron Milk

Recipe of Almond and Saffron Milk

Hetal Kamdar
Almond and Saffron Milk is very healthy and super nutritious drink that can be served at any time of the day. It is so refreshing when it is served chilled, it has the goodness of almonds and the richness of saffron in it
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Soaking Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 551 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1- liter Full-fat milk
  • 15-20 Almonds soaked in water
  • 10-15 Saffron strands
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • ½ tsp Black pepper powder
  • ½ tsp Dry Ginger powder

Instructions
 

HOW TO MAKE ALMOND PASTE:

  • Soak 15-20 almonds in warm water for 1/2 hour. Also, soak Poppy seeds in water for 1/2 hour.
  • Peel the skin of the almond and puree it in a blender till it forms a smooth paste.
  • Soak saffron strands in hot milk for 30 minutes.

HOW TO BOIL MILK:

  • HOW TO BOIL MILK:-1. Boil 1-liter full-fat milk in a heavy bottom pan. Add sugar, cardamom powder, pepper powder, dry ginger powder to the boiling milk, and boil the milk for 10 minutes.
  • Once it comes to a boil, add the almond paste and saffron strands.
  • Let the milk boil for 10-15 minutes on a medium flame stirring it in between till the milk reduces in quantity.
  • Add sugar and cardamom powder in the boiling milk and boil it for another 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and let the milk cool down.

HOW TO SERVE:

  • Serve this Almond Saffron milk or Kesar Badam Doodh either hot or once it comes down to room temperature chill it the refrigerator for 2 hours and serve it chilled.
  • Garnish with Almond flakes and I personally like it cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 551kcalCarbohydrates: 77gProtein: 18gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 218mgPotassium: 737mgFiber: 1gSugar: 75gVitamin A: 810IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 592mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Almond and Saffron Milk, Badam and Kesar Doodh, Best Badam Milk, Kesar Milk
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Serve this Kesar Badam Milk very chilled on a hot summer day or serve it warm on cold winter mornings. The benefits are many and it is also a soulful drink. Prepare this on a weekly basis at least to gain the benefits of almonds and saffron. This drink will be liked by elders as well as kids, try it out soon as it will surely bring a smile to the faces of our loved ones.

Finally, do check out these recipes:
Mango Phirni
Kesar Gulab Jamun Phirni
Vermicelli Kheer
Oats and Dry Fruits Kheer
Lauki Ki Kheer
Makhana Kheer

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