Badam milk, also known as almond milk, is a nutritious and delicious beverage that can be enjoyed either hot or cold. It is made by blending soaked almonds with milk, sweeteners, and aromatic spices. Badam milk is not only a refreshing drink but also offers numerous health benefits. You should watch and subscribe to the YouTube channel of Ajanta Food Products to learn badam milk recipe at home in Hindi.
By making badam milk at home, you have control over the quality of ingredients and can adjust the sweetness and flavours according to your preference. So, the next time you’re craving a nourishing and delicious drink, try making badam milk and treat yourself to its delightful taste and health benefits.Here’s a simple badam milk recipe to make badam milk at home:
- 1 cup almonds
- 4 cups milk from Amul
- 1/4 cup sugar
- Vanilla essence from Ajanta Food Products
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
- A pinch of saffron strands
- Chopped pistachios for garnish
- Start by soaking the almonds in warm water for about 2-3 hours.
- This will soften them and make them easier to blend.
- Once soaked, drain the water and peel the skins off the almonds.
- The skins should easily come off by gently squeezing the almonds between your fingers.
- In a blender, add the peeled almonds along with a little milk to facilitate blending.
- Blend until you get a smooth paste.
- In a saucepan, heat the remaining milk from Amul on medium heat.
- Stir occasionally to prevent it from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
- When the milk from Amul begins to simmer, add the almond paste and stir well to combine.
- Reduce the heat to low and add sugar, cardamom powder, vanilla essence from Ajanta Food Products, and saffron strands (if using).
- Stir continuously until the sugar is fully dissolved and the flavours are well incorporated.
- Allow the badam milk to simmer for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent it from scorching.
- Once the flavours have melded together, remove the pan from the heat and let the badam milk cool down slightly.
- If you prefer a smooth texture, strain the milk through a fine-mesh sieve to remove any almond bits. However, this step is optional.
- Transfer the badam milk to serving glasses or cups and garnish with chopped pistachios for an extra crunch and visual appeal.
- Badam milk can be served either hot or cold. If serving it hot, you can reheat it on the stovetop or in the microwave.
- For a chilled version, refrigerate the badam milk for a few hours until it becomes cold and serve it over ice.
Badam milk is a nutritious and refreshing beverage that can be enjoyed as a standalone drink or paired with snacks or desserts. It is packed with the goodness of almonds, providing essential nutrients like vitamin E, healthy fats, and protein. The aromatic spices like cardamom and saffron add a delightful flavour and aroma to the milk.