Homemade Fresh Badam Milk - Pregnancy special recipes
It is always adviced to have a handful of nuts everyday especially when you are pregnant. But during first trimester the taste buds turn sooo vague that we don't feel like eating any such healthy things. But is is very much essential to have all these vitamins and proteins for the development of your baby. So it is always better to infuse these vitamins into your diet in various forms which you can really enjoy having it.
Badam milk one such drink which almost everyone will enjoy having. Even if your children are saying no for milk they will never say no to this chilled badam milk. It is very much nutritious and when you are in no mood to have your portion of nuts you can go for this one. The measurements I have given here is for upto 4 servings and if you are making it for one please adjust the measurements accordingly. Since we are not using any kind of preservatives it is always good to make it fresh. Learn how to make this delicious Badam milk with stepwise pics.
- 50 gms Almonds
- 1 litre Milk
- 6 tbsps Sugar or any sweetener of your choice
- 4-5 Cardamons
- Saffron strands
- Rose petals for garnishing
Soak the almonds overnight and peel off the skin. Alternatively you can soak it in warm water for 30 mins so that the skin comes out easily. Take it in blender and add 3 tbsps of milk. Grind it to a smooth paste.
Take the remaining milk in a saucepan and bring it to a boil.
Once it is boiled simmer the flame and add crushed cardamons and saffron strands. Mix well.
Add the badam paste and let it cook for nearly 15 mins in low flame. Keep stirring so that the milk doesn't get burned.
Add required amount of sugar and let it dissolve completely. Let it cool and then strain it. Refrigerate it for upto 3-4 hours.
Garnish the badam milk with some rose petals and serve chilled.