Badam Kheer | Badam Payasam | Almond kheer

 Badam Kheer | Badam Payasam | Almond Kheer

Badam Kheer/ Badam Payasam/ Almond Kheer

Badam Kheer is a rich and creamy dessert made with almonds, milk, condensed milk or sugar, and saffron. It is a perfect dessert to celebrate the festival of Holi with your family and friends.
Holi is a festival of colors, joy, and togetherness. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm across India and other parts of the world. The festival marks the beginning of spring .During Holi, people come together to play with colors, dance, sing, and enjoy delicious food.
One of the popular sweet dishes that is prepared during Holi is Badam Kheer.
Badam Kheer is easy to make and can be prepared in just a few simple steps. First, soak the almonds in water for a few hours, then peel and grind them into a fine paste. Next, heat the milk in a pan and add the almond paste to it. Stir well and let it cook on low heat until the milk thickens. Add condensed milk or sugar and saffron to the milk and mix well. Let it cook for a few more minutes until the sugar dissolves and the kheer reaches the desired consistency.
Badam Kheer is traditionally served chilled, but you can also serve it warm if you prefer. Garnish it with chopped nuts and saffron strands and rose petals to make it look more appealing.
Apart from being delicious, Badam Kheer also has numerous health benefits. Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E, magnesium, and fiber, which are essential for good health. They are also high in antioxidants, which help to protect the body against free radicals and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Milk, on the other hand, is a rich source of calcium, protein, and other essential nutrients that are important for strong bones and overall health. Saffron, which is used to add flavor and aroma to the kheer, is known for its medicinal properties and has been used for centuries to treat various ailments.
Badam Kheer is a perfect dessert to celebrate Holi with your loved ones. It is not only delicious but also packed with health benefits. So, make this delicious dessert at home and add a touch of sweetness to your Holi celebrations. Happy Holi!


Badam -1/2 cup soaked in water and peeled

Full fat milk or regular milk-500 ml+150 ml

Condensed milk -150 ml or as per taste 

Saffron - few

Cardamom powder-1/4 Tsp

Ghee -1 tsp 

Recipe Video 


👉Soak the badam overnight in water or in hot water for 2-3 hours , peel and grind the badam to a fine paste adding 150 ml of milk set aside.

👉In a kadai heat a Tsp of ghee then add 500 ml of milk and bring it to a boil and allow it to thicken slightly.

👉Now add the ground badam paste mix well and keep stirring until the raw smell goes and kheer thickens.

👉Add saffron , cardamom powder and condensed milk and combine everything well.

👇Allow the badam kheer to boil to desired consistency.

👉Garnish with chopped badam, Pista and rose petals(optional) .

👉Serve chilled or hot.

👉Enjoy !

Note -

✍️I have used full fat milk but you can regular 3% fat milk

✍️Instead of condensed milk use 1/2-3/4 cup of sugar .

Preparation time -30 minutes 


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