badam kheer recipe | badam payasam | almond kheer

badam kheer recipe | badam payasam | almond kheer with detailed photo and video recipe. rich, creamy and tasty milk-based dessert pudding made with almond paste and full cream milk. it is a traditional indian dessert recipe, made especially during festival seasons or during celebrations and occasions. the recipe is very similar to the traditional rice-based kheer as the rice is replaced by almond paste.
badam kheer recipebadam kheer recipe | badam payasam | almond kheer with step by step photo and video recipe. there are many variants of indian dessert recipes which comes with dry or semi-liquid consistency. one such hugely popular category is kheer recipe which can be made with different ingredients cooked in full cream milk. one such hugely popular kheer variety is badam kheer recipe known for its taste and nutrients.

as i mentioned earlier, kheer is a versatile recipe and can be made with a wide variety of ingredients. each ingredient when mixed and cooked with milk leaves unique taste to it and turns out to be a classic dessert recipe. badam kheer is a filling, rich and creamy dessert filled with the goodness of crushed almonds and other dry fruits. in addition to its sweet and creamy taste, it is filled with healthy nutrients and hence it is ideal to be severed to kids. to make it even more healthy you can skip the addition of sugar to cut down the extra calories. as a matter of fact when the milk is evaporated, it does leave a hint of sweetness which is more than sufficient to this dessert recipe.

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further, some easy and important tips and suggestion for a creamy and tasty badam kheer recipe. firstly, as i have shown in the recipe, do not forget to peel the almond skin before blending it. soaking in warm/hot water should hasten the entire peeling process. secondly, in addition to the crushed almonds, you can add an equal proportion of cashews to extend this recipe. or perhaps an equal amount of pista or walnuts should be equally good. lastly, the dessert can be served both warm and chilled. if you are serving it chilled, make sure add some milk as it may thicken with time. i personally like when served cold, but it is completely up to you.

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badam kheer recipe

badam kheer recipe | badam payasam | almond kheer

4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: sweet
Cuisine: south indian
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easy badam kheer recipe | badam payasam | almond kheer

Ingredients

for almond paste:

  • ¾ cup almonds / badam
  • 3 cup hot water, for soaking

for kheer:

  • 1 tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 5 cashew / kaju, chopped
  • 2 tbsp raisins / kishmish
  • 5 cup milk
  • ½ tsp saffron / kesar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp pistachios, for garnishing

for instant mawa / khova:

  • 1 tsp  butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ½ cup milk powder

Instructions

  • in the kadai add 5 cup milk and add ½ tsp saffron.
  • stir well and get the milk to a boil.
  • simmer and boil for 15 minutes or until the milk thickens.
  • now add prepared almond paste and stir well.
  • boil for 5 minutes or until the milk thickens and turns creamy.
  • add the crumbled khova to milk and mix well.
  • boil for 3 minutes or until the texture turns creamy.
  • further add ¼ cup sugar, stir and boil for 2 minutes.
  • also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder, fried nuts and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy badam kheer garnished with few chopped pistachios.

how to make badam kheer with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, soak ¾ cup almonds in hot water for 30 minutes.
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  2. peel the skin of badam.
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  3. transfer to the blender, and blend to smooth paste adding milk as required.
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  4. now in a large kadai heat 1 tsp ghee and roast 5 cashew and 2 tbsp raisins.
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  5. roast until the nuts turn golden brown. keep aside.
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  6. in the same kadai add 5 cup milk and add ½ tsp saffron.
    badam kheer recipe
  7. stir well and get the milk to a boil.
    badam kheer recipe
  8. simmer and boil for 15 minutes or until the milk thickens.
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  9. now add prepared almond paste and stir well.
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  10. boil for 5 minutes or until the milk thickens and turns creamy.
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  11. meanwhile, prepare the khova by heating 1 tsp butter and add ¼ cup milk.
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  12. stir well making sure butter and milk are combined well.
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  13. now add ½ cup full cream milk powder.
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  14. keeping the flame on low, stir continuously.
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  15. the mixture starts to thicken.
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  16. after 5 minutes, the mixture starts to separate from pan.
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  17. keep mixing until it forms a lump. finally, instant khoya is ready. allow it to cool completely.
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  18. now crumble the khova. alternatively, use ½ cup of store brought khova / mawa.
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  19. add the crumbled khova to milk and mix well.
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  20. boil for 3 minutes or until the texture turns creamy.
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  21. further add ¼ cup sugar, stir and boil for 2 minutes.
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  22. also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder, fried nuts and mix well.
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  23. finally, enjoy badam kheer garnished with few chopped pistachios.
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notes:

  • firstly, peel the skin of badam for rich flavour and colour.
  • also, the kheer thickens once cooled, so adjust the consistency before serving.
  • additionally, add chopped badam to get crunchy bites.
  • furthermore, increase the amount of sugar depending on the sweetness.
  • finally, badam kheer recipe tastes great when served chilled.
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