Badaam Doodh (Almond Milk) Recipe
Badam Milk is a delicious Indian drink made by blending roasted almonds with milk, and sometimes cardamom and saffron. The result is a creamy, nutty flavour that's absolutely unique and refreshing! While this nutritious and refreshing drink can be enjoyed throughout the year, it is popularly served during Holi and Ramadan.
The first sip of Badam Milk is rich and smooth, with a velvety texture that coats the tongue, and the flavour is nutty and slightly sweet. As you continue to drink, the almond flavour becomes more pronounced, and the sweetness balances the nuttiness. Cardamom and saffron elevate the flavour profile of Badam Milk recipe and add a tempting aroma to it.
One of the best things about Almond Milk is that it can be enjoyed hot or cold. The beverage becomes perfect for sipping on a cold winter evening when served hot. The warmth of the drink enhances the nuttiness and adds to the comforting sensation. It is a refreshing and nourishing drink when served cold, perfect for a hot summer day.
Whether served hot or cold, Almond Milk is a delicious and satisfying beverage that is perfect for any occasion.
Try our easy Badam Milk recipe prepared with Nestlé MILKMAID. If you follow the recipe properly, it’ll take just 15 minutes to prepare delicious and nourishing Badam Milk.
- Servings - 6
- Preparation - 15 Min
- Cooking - 10 Min
Ingredients for Badaam Doodh (Almond Milk)
- 1/2 tin Nestlé MILKMAID
- 4 cups Nestlé a+ Toned Milk
- 1 tbsp Sliced and Toasted Almonds
- 1 cup Blanched Almonds
- 1/2 tsp Kesar (Saffron)
- 1/2 tsp Elaichi (Cardamom) Powder
How to make Badaam Doodh (Almond Milk)
- Step 1: Grind the blanched almond to a fine paste. Cook in milk till thick and save 1 tbsp of milk to soak Kesar.
- Step 2: Add Nestlé MILKMAID and mix well. Add kesar and cardamom powder. Simmer for a few minutes and remove from flame.
- Step 3: Cool and refrigerate. Serve chilled, topped with toasted almonds.
Tips to make Badaam Doodh (Almond Milk)
- If you want to serve it hot, warm it up in a saucepan, and if you want to serve it cold, chill it in the refrigerator.
- Using a high-quality blender will help you get a smooth and creamy texture for your Badam Milk recipe.
- Using fresh milk will enhance the taste of Badam Milk. Avoid using stale or expired milk.
- Using whole almonds instead of almond flour or almond milk will give the Badam Milk a richer and creamier texture.
FAQs on Badaam Doodh (Almond Milk)
1. How long can I store Badam Milk?
You can store Badam Milk in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Ensure that you store it in an airtight container.
2. Do I need to blanch almonds before making Badam Milk?
Blanching almonds is not necessary for making Badam Milk, but it helps remove the skin, making them easier to blend.
3. Should I serve Almond Milk hot or cold?
You can serve Almond Milk hot or cold, depending on your preference. To serve it hot, warm it up in a saucepan because it provides more control over the temperature and allows for more consistent heating, thus, enhancing the flavour and texture.
4. Can I add other spices to Almond Milk recipe?
Yes, you can add other spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or vanilla extract to Almond Milk recipe to give it a unique taste.