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Badam Kheer recipe

Badam Kheer recipe or the Badam Payasam recipe is a delicious creamy milk dessert. Filled with abundance of goodness of almond, this is definitely a must try recipe.
Course Desserts
Cuisine Indian
Keyword badam kheer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 457kcal
Author Fareeha


  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 litre milk
  • 2 cardamom
  • pinch of saffron strands
  • 1 cup sugar


  • Soak the almonds for 6 hours or overnight. Peel the skin and grind to make a paste. Set this aside.
  • Bring milk to a boil and add the cardamom and saffron strands. Stir.
  • Next, add in the badam paste and continue stirring until the almond is cooked. 
  • Add in the sugar and stir until the kheer thickens or it reaches your desired consistency.
  • Serve chilled.



  • You can also boil the almonds for sometime in water. Allow to cool and peel the skin. Proceed to cook as per procedure.
  • Garnish with any dried nuts or fruits of your choice. 
  • Serve chilled for best taste
  • You can also serve this with bread or sheermal. 
The following are just estimates and not actuals: