Almond Saffron Milk (Badam Milk) Recipe by Manjula, Indian Exotic Drink

Almond Saffron Milk (Badam Milk) Recipe by Manjula, Indian Exotic Drink

Today I will be making almond saffron milk. This is a very festive drink. Milk with blend of nuts and flavored with saffron and cardamom makes a delicious drink. Saffron gives a nice orange color and aroma. This recipe will serve 2. For this recipe we need: 20 oz of milk 10 almonds, which I have already soaked and peeled. 10 pistachio nuts I have soaked and peeled. 1/4 teaspoon of cardamom powder Few strands of saffron. 2 tablespoons of sugar, adjust to your taste. About 1 teaspoon of sliced pistachios to garnish. I will grind the nuts. Almonds Pistachios And now I am going to add some milk and blend it again to smooth paste. Just couple of spoons of milk. It looks good. And blend it very fine. I will boil the milk on medium high and then add all the ingredients. First I am going to boil the milk on medium high. Do stir occasionally so milk doesn’t burn from the bottom. Milk has come to boil. So I will lower the heat to low medium. And add the nuts. Cardamom powder Sugar And saffron. Just before adding the saffron, crush them with your fingers. Mix it. Now let it simmer on low heat for 6-7 minutes. Milk has been boiling for about 5 minutes. It has a very nice aroma of saffron and cardamom. So milk is ready. Almond saffron milk can be served hot or cold. Just before serving, you can garnish it with pistachio. It gives a nice color. This is classic Indian beverage. This brings back lot of good memories from my childhood. In cold winter days, my father will bring this drink at night just before going to bed and will say if you drink this it will keep you warm and cozy. Of course we all enjoyed it. Thank you. Till we meet again, check out more recipes on

90 thoughts on “Almond Saffron Milk (Badam Milk) Recipe by Manjula, Indian Exotic Drink”

  1. Manjula,

    do you ever put black cardamom in your chai or other milky drinks such as this? My friend suggested it, and I have never tried. What is the flavor like?

  2. i used to enjoy this sitting on my grandpa's lap,grandma scoldin him to let me down,she would fuss with me,whenever my mom and me miss them,we make this amazing drink,i am proud of being an indian.

  3. Thank you very much, I just wish I could have all the ingredients, but never the less I love you. thanks and God bless, Lucy from Downey, California

  4. YOU ROCK MANJULA!!! You are the best! Thank you for sharing your wonderful culinary
    experience with us. Because of you, I have learned so much about Indian Cooking! 🙂
    Much Love & Light to You & Your Family! 🙂

  5. Whenever I see your new recipes I feel happy! You are doing a wonderful thing showing the world how to have delicious veg meals.! Please add even more milk based recipes
    we have our own cows.thank-you for all your work and efforts! Hopefully one day we see you on the food channel!

  6. @4aumisthesound I feel like a LIKE isn't good enough to say you are so right!!
    I love manjula ji's cooking! I think a cooking show isn't a bad idea with a lot of subscribers and views, manjula ji lets everyone have home made cooking with ease. Namusthai Manjula aunty!

  7. hi manjula from australia..i watch ur this video(milk badam).its gud but what the meaning of 20oz of milk… it 20 cups or else….. watch ur other receipes too…..just love ur simpleness….thanx

  8. Thank you, I really like the drink, I tried it here in an indian restaurant in Saudi arabia and i was wondering about the ingredients.

  9. Hi Aunty i highly appriciate ur effort less cooking…would like to learn hw to make CHILLY POTATO CHIPS at home.

  10. Manjula, i absolutely LOVE your videos. You make cooking Indian cuisine so much easier for me! Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge! : )

  11. @ ButaChicken My mom used to make black cardamom milk for us when we were a little under the weather. It's DELICIOUS! Add water to milk it to make it not too thick, add tons of black, freshly ground pepper and a little sugar and enjoy it warm! It's awesome on rainy days 🙂

  12. Is this recipe can be used for kids under the age of 5 years ?? Is bedtime or morning is best ?? Help Please…..

  13. Carn't wait to make this lovely drink i love milky drinks with nuts and spices
    i make a lovely rose bud and honey milk, do you have one with flowers?

    Thank you

  14. Thank you for that delicious badam Milk and I love the little sentence at the end. I have the same feeling in drinking this childhood milk.

  15. manjula aunty it looks like u have upgraded ur kitchen. it looks great! thanks for this great recipe!!!! do u have a book out????!!! also would love to see you make peanut butter fudge. am having a hard time with that……:((((

  16. thank you for this video. I just might try it at home sometime. i had some of this today at a party and i was wondering what it was, it was sweet orange milk with nuts in it, also tasted a little flowery and I thought there was a hint of ginger but not sure.

  17. yummy :)..cud u pls. share a video on kitchen tools and gadgets you use in ur kitchen. Waiting for the upload. Happy cooking

  18. in saudi arabia (madinah) they do this drink and make it ice cream. Then top it with grounded pistachio, yummy

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