Badam Kheer


  • 1/2 cup Almond (Badam)
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 3 tblsp Sugar
  • 5 crushed Cardamoms
  • a pinch of Saffron (Kesar), soaked in lukewarm milk

How to make badam kheer:

  1. Boil half a litre of water in a sauce pan . add the almonds when the water is boiling and cook for 2 minutes. remove from the flame and drain.
  2. Remove the skin of the almonds and grind to a fine paste.
  3. Boil the milk in a thick bottomed pan. when the milk begins to boil add the almond paste and the sugar and cook for 5 minutes over a low flame stirring continuously.
  4. Remove from the flame.. add the dissolved saffron and the crushed cardamoms.
  5. Allow to cool and serve chilled.