Kesar Badam Milk Recipe

Kesar Badam Milk

Kesar badam milk is a versatile, tasty, healthy and heart warming drink. When it is hot you can have it cold and when it is chold wather you can relish it hot. How versatile is this drink. A drink for every season and every age group. Badam, saffron and cardamom with milk combine to create this magical drink. Generally it is prepared in big open kadai. The aroma of the milk spreads across the entire area as a badam and cardamom is sprinkled on the milk at regular intervals and then it topped with the flavorful malai when serving.

Kesar Badam Milk

Kesar Badam Milk | How To Make Kesar Badam Doodh

Kesar Badam Milk is a quick, healthy and delicious milk drink. It is a yummy milk with the richness of saffron and almonds in it. Nothing can beat a glass of kesar badam doodh on a winter evening. Its an indulgence which nobody can escape. It is so delicious that even fussy kids can not resist it. And nothing can beat the goodness of milk, kesar and badam mixed together. Try it and serve it in your next party and see how much people are going to love it. So read along to know how to make kesar badam doodh.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine North Indian Cooking
Servings 2


  • Grinder Mixer
  • Pan

Main Ingredients

  • Milk
  • Saffron
  • Almonds (Badam)
  • Sugar
Keyword Almond Saffron Milk Shake, Indian Badam Milk Shake


  • 1/2 litre Full Fat Milk
  • 15 – 20 Almonds (Badam)
  • 2 tblsp Pista (Optional)
  • Few strands of Saffron (Kesar)
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Elaichi Powder (Cardamom Powder)

How to Make Kesar Badam Milk :

  1. Soak the almonds in some water for 3 – 4 hours.
  2. Soak the saffron in 1 tblsp of warm milk.
  3. Later drain the water from the almonds and peel them.
  4. In a heavy bottom pan boil the milk.
  5. Now lower the flame and let the milk simmer on low flame.
  6. Occasionally stir the milk.
  7. Meanwhile grind the almonds, half the pista and 1 – 2 tblsp to make a fine paste in a mixer grinder.
  8. When the milk quantity reduces to half add the sugar. Let the milk simmer for another 5 minutes and then add the grinded almond paste.
  9. Mix well and cook for another 2 – 3 minutes and then add the saffron milk.
  10. Stir well and let it boil for another 1 – 2 mins.
  11. Turn off the flame
  12. Serve it in tall glass and garnish with chopped pista, almonds and saffron strands.

Side dish Options – What To Serve With Kesar Badam Milk :

  • You can serve kesar badam doodh with chole bhature, aloo poori, biryani rather with any spicy Indian dish. It tends to soothe the tummy.
  • Kesar Almond milk is a perfect party stopper on Holi and Diwali. On Holi serve it chilled and during Diwali serve it hot and in Kulhar (Indian Clay Pot).

Storage Tips :

  • You can store the kesar badam milk for 1 day after that it tastes bad.