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kesar milk

Kesar Milk

Shilpa Joshi
Kesar milk or saffron milk is a quick treat flavored with saffron, crushed almonds and a hint of cardamom. A traditional Indian drink!
5 from 4 votes
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 drink
Calories 196 kcal


  • kettle or pot to heat milk


  • 1 cup Milk milk of choice, whole milk for creaminess
  • tbsp almond powder
  • 1 pinch Saffron crushed
  • 1 tbsp Sugar adjust to taste
  • tsp cardamom


  • Add milk, sugar and saffron to kettle or pot and heat on stovetop
    saffron milk on stove
  • Bring to boil then take off heat
    saffron milk boiling on stove
  • Pour and top with crushed almonds
    badam doodh


If serving the drink chilled, bloom the saffron in 2 tbsp heated milk then mix into the cold milk.


Calories: 196kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 8gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 105mgPotassium: 326mgFiber: 1gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 396IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 277mgIron: 1mg
Keyword badam milk, kesar badam, kesar doodh, kesar milk, saffron milk
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