Badam Pal / Almond Milk

Preparation time: 5 ~ 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2 ~ 3 


1/4  cup almonds ( I used deskin almonds)

1/2 cup water

2 ~ 3 cups milk

1/4 cup  + 1 tbsp sugar or to taste

1/4 tsp cardamom powder

Few saffron strands


1. Soak almonds in warm water for 10 ~ 15 minutes. Drain the water.  Peel and discard the skin.

2. Grind deskin almonds with 1/2 cup of water to smooth paste.

3. Heat the milk and bring it to boil. Add almond paste and saffron. Stir and cook the almond milk for 10 minutes in medium heat. Add more milk if needed.

4. Add sugar and cardamom powder and cook it for few minutes until sugar dissloves. Serve hot or cool as needed. (If you are serving cool, refrigerate for few hours). Garnish with sliced almonds before serving.