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Almond Milk Recipe

Saffron and cardamom flavored almond milk.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 people


  1. Almonds- 1/2 cup(soaked in warm water for 20 min and peeled)
  2. Milk-2.5 cups
  3. Saffron-1 pinch
  4. Cardamom powder-1/8 tsp
  5. Sugar-1/4 cup( or to taste)

For almond powder mix

  1. Almonds- 15 nos
  2. Cashew nuts-10 nos
  3. Pistachios-10 nos
  4. Saffron-few strands
  5. Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Turmeric powder-1 pinch(optional)


  • In a blender add soaked and peeled almonds and just enough water.Blend to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.

  • To prepare ‘almond powder mix’ ,combine all the ingredients listed under ‘For almond powder mix’ in a blender ,pulse to form a fine powder.Keep aside.

  • In a saucepan add milk and bring it to a boil.Cook for few more minutes or until it turns slightly thick,stirring well in between.Add the almond paste ,saffron,cardamom and sugar.Cook for 2 to 3 minutes,stirring continuously.

  • Add the almond mix powder according to your taste and mix well.I used about 1.5 tbsp.(remaining powder can be stored in an airtight container for later use)

  • This can be served hot or cold.
  • Notes:

    • The leftover almond powder mix can be used to make a quick and  delicious drink,all you have to do is,just add 1 tbsp of it to a cup of cold/hot milk and add sugar to taste,mix well and serve immediately.
    • For best results use freshly ground cardamom powder.

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    November 7, 2013 at 3:49 pm

    Ohh that's my favourite, a very nostalgic drink for me. We used to have it a lot during chilly winter evenings on family gatherings. All cousins in one duvet, with glasses in hands and chatting all night..

    Brill pictures, as always 🙂

  • Reply
    November 7, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Love bad aam milk n the pics are delicious

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