Basundi is a delicious traditional Indian dessert made by condensing the milk, adding sugar and nuts to it and served chilled. Though it is an easy to make dessert it requires a lot of patience and time (but absolutely worth it). Check out how to make basundi below.


Full fat milk -2 litres
Sugar -1/4 -1/2 cup( according your taste )
Saffron -few strings soaked in 1 tsp warm milk
Pista ,badam,cashews -1/4 cup (broken)
Cardamom powder -1/4 tsp


  👉In a heavy bottom nonstick pan add milk and allow it to boil in medium flame.Keep stirring to prevent the cream or milk solids from sticking to the bottom and sides.

👉Once the milk reduces to quarter( it takes around 40 minutes )of its quantity add in the  sugar,cardamom powder,saffron soaked in milk and nuts mix well .

👉Continue to cook for few more minutes until all the water from the milk is evaporated  and the mixture thickens a bit.
👉Remove from fire .
👉Serve chilled, garnished with nuts and saffron strings.

Preparation Time -45 mins
Serves -4-6

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