Almond Saffron Milk (Badam Milk)

December 5th, 2011 filed under Beverages, Gluten Free
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Almond saffron milk is a festive drink; this can be served hot or cold. Milk with blend of nuts and
flavored with saffron to give a beautiful orange-yellow color and distinctive flavor and aroma.

Serves 2-3.


  • 20 Oz milk
  • 10 almonds
  • 10 pistachios
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoons sugar adjust to taste
  • few strands of saffron

 For Garnishing

  • 1 teaspoon thinly sliced pistachios


  1. Soak the almonds and pistachios ten minutes in hot water. Peel the skin off the almonds and pistachios.
  2. Grind the almonds and pistachios until smooth, using two to three tablespoons of milk.
  3. Boil the remaining milk in a heavy bottom pan over medium high heat, stirring occasionally to prevent burning.
  4. Add the almond paste, sugar, cardamom and saffron strands. Lower the heat to low and let it simmer four to five minutes, stirring often. Turn off the heat.
  5. Serve warm or chilled. Garnish with pistachios.







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34 Responses to “Almond Saffron Milk (Badam Milk)”

  1. Kokilavani says:

    I tried this drink in India when I came there a month ago. It was really nice. Sweet and thick. I want to make this at home.

  2. lakshmi says:

    Simply superbp

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