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Badam Kheer Recipe | Almond Kheer Recipe

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Badam Kheer Recipe
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This Badam Kheer Recipe is a very yummy, rich Indian dessert, prepared with almonds, milk, flavoured with cardamoms and enriched with saffrons. This Almond kheer Recipe is a simple dessert, yet tastes delicious when served chilled after a heavy lunch or dinner. It is loved by all irrespective of ages, especially kids as they don’t identify the almonds in the kheer and it is very healthy too undoubtedly.

Almond Kheer Recipe 1

Almond Kheer Recipe

Badam Kheer Recipe | Almond Kheer Recipe

Recipe Cuisine:  Indian | Recipe Category: Desserts
Preparation + Cooking Time : 25 Mins | Serves : 3 to 4


Ingredients
  • Badam / Almonds – 1/4 Cup
  • Milk – 3 Cups
  • Sugar – 1/4 Cup
  • Cardamom – 3
  • Saffron – Few strands
  • Ghee – 1 tsp
  • Pistachios – 5 (For garnishing)
Method

1. Soak almonds in water for 2 to 3 hours. Peel the skin of almonds and rinse well. Chop few almonds and reserve it for garnishing. Then soak saffron in 1/8 cup of warm milk. For quick version almonds can be soaked in hot water for 20 minutes and skin can be peeled. Transfer the almonds and cardamom to a mixer / blender.
Almond Kheer Recipe Steps 1
2. Then add milk and saffron, grind it into a smooth paste. Reserve little saffron and milk to add at last stage. Don’t add water or extra milk to grind the almonds as it spills and create a mess.Almond Kheer Recipe Steps 23. In a heavy bottomed pan, pour the milk and let it boil. Then add the grinded almond paste. Boil the milk and almond paste in low flame for 5 to 6 minutes until the raw smell leaves. Stir it now and then, else it gets burnt at the bottom.
Almond Kheer Recipe Steps 3
4. Add sugar, saffron and mix well. Boil it in low flame for another 2 minutes.
Badam Kheer Recipe Step 4
5. After saffron is added, colour changes and switch off flame when it thickens a little. Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a small pan and add chopped almonds. Fry a little until nice flavour wafts.
Badam Kheer Recipe Steps 56. Add the fried almonds to the kheer and mix well. Garnish with chopped pistachios and saffron.
Badam Kheer Recipe Steps 6
Serve this Badam kheer chilled.

 

Badam Kheer Recipe 1

Badam Kheer Recipe

Tips

1. Cashews and almonds can be used in equal proportion to prepare this badam kheer recipe. There will be no difference in taste.
2. Adjust sugar as per sweetness preferred for this almond kheer recipe.
3. 1/8 cup of condensed milk can be used which lends creamy texture, but reduce the sugar level.
4. Cardamoms can be replaced with 1/4 tsp of cardamom powder.
5. I suggest to grind the cardamoms with almonds, as it gives more flavour.
6. Use good quality almonds and saffron.
7. For bright colour, 1 pinch of yellow food colour can be used. But I didn’t used any food colour.
8. Switch off flame, when the kheer is in slight running consistency itself, as it thickens with time.
9. To adjust consistency, add little chilled milk at the time of serving.
10. Always prepare this kheer 2 hours prior to serving, so the flavours get infused well.
11. Shelf life of this badam kheer is 2 to 3 days under refrigeration.
12. For badam drink mix powder: Just dry roast the almonds, powder it with sugar, cardamoms and saffron. Mix the required quantity with chilled milk and enjoy it.

Almond Kheer Recipe

Almond Kheer Recipe

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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Anlet prince - Annslittlecorner on May 2, 2017

    Who doesnt like this awesome drink😋😋😋

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  2. posted by Swapna Rakesh on May 2, 2017

    Wow…Too good …
    Mouth watering Recipe

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