Badam Kheer Recipe - Almond Recipe

Indian sweet - Indian dessert recipe

Badam Kheer is a nutritious Indian sweet served with a meal as a sweet or as a dessert.

It has all the goodness of almonds and the milk and the flavor of saffron and the cardamom. It is also a very easy to make among the almond recipes.

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Almonds are anti aging, they provide you Vitamin E and help you look younger and to keep fit.

Almonds are also good for your skin. Almonds reduce colestrol and boost immunity.

This almond kheer is one of the easy recipes that you can use to get your daily dose of almonds in a tasty and interesting way.

This is a very simple and easy recipe. I am sure you will love this almond kheer.

How to make Almond - Badam Kheer

Ingredients for Badam Kheer to serve 4

  • Badam/Almonds - 1 cup
  • sugar - 1 cup - more or less according to taste.
  • saffron - few strands
  • cardamom powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • water - 1/2 cupGhee - 1 tablespoon
  • Milk - 1 liter


  1. Soak almonds in water for about 1 hour.
  2. Peel almonds and grind them to paste using the water. Do not add any extra water.

Cooking Method

  1. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan.
  2. Add almond paste and fry on low flame for 4-5 minutes stirring all the while.
  3. Add sugar. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add milk and boil for 15 minutes.Take off the flame.
  5. Add cardamom powder and saffron strands. Stir to mix. It will enhance flavor and color too.

Serve hot or at room temperature or chilled after keeping in the fridge for a few hours.

Enjoy this in the hot summer afternoons as a cool snack or as a desert.


You may soak almonds longer.

I do not always peel almonds.

You may add some chopped cashew nuts and pista to the final dish along with cardamom powder.

Badam kheer keeps in the fridge for 4-5 days. So you can make it in advance for a party or picnic.

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