Kesar Badam Milk  is a popular traditional Indian Ayurvedic drink made using almonds, milk, and sugar. Saffron is added to it for additional flavor as well as color. Make this healthy, protein-packed beverage to energize your body, mind, and soul.

The best part about this flavoured milk is that it tastes equally good as a hot or cold beverage, making this perfect for any season. It is also a great way to include the benefits of almonds into your kids’ daily meal plan.

Kesar Badam Milk

Course: DrinksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy


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A perfect Indian beverage for any season!


  • Almonds – 15-20 (about 25 gms)

  • Milk – 2 cups

  • Saffron – a few strands

  • Sugar – 1.5-2 tbsp


  • Soak the almonds in water for a couple of hours and then remove the skin.
  • Grind the almonds with a little milk into a smooth paste.
  • Add the remaining milk into a saucepan.
  • Add the saffron strands to this and let the milk boil for 8-10 min.
  • Keep stirring to avoid the milk sticking to the bottom of the pan.
  • Add the sugar and the almond paste to this and boil for another 8-10 min.
  • Take off the heat and serve hot during winters.
  • During summer, you can chill the badam milk and serve it cold.

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