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Badam Milk or Almond shake is a soothing and wholesome drink made with Badam (Almonds) and milk, an excellent nourishing and healthy drink for kids.Badam milkis delicately flavored with nuts, cardamom, rose essence chilled and served with a nutritious punch. Badam milk has dual advantage both in summer and in winter too. Badam milk is best when served chilled and also served warm during winters.
Badam milk is served for breakfast or as a bedtime drink. It is basically a energy giving drink. Almondis a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia. Almond is also the name of the edible and widely cultivated seed of this tree. The almondis a native to the Mediterranean climate region of the Middle East, eastward as far as the Indus. It was spread in ancient times along the shores of the Mediterranean into northern Africa and southern Europe and more recently transported to other parts of the world, notably California, United States.
Almondsor badamis the base ingredient in making of pasanda style curries in Indian and Pakistani cuisines. Badam halwa is a sweet prepared from almonds with a little extra coloring effect. Almondflakes or half Almonds are used for decorating the sweets on top and are added to many sweets (such as sohan barfi), that are usually visible sticking on the outer surface.
A variety of sweets are prepared of Almonds and they are also used for flavoring sweets like Kheer, Burfi etc. For preparing the Badam Milk or AlmondShake, firstly soak badamin water for 2 hours. Remove the skin and add to blender adding little milk and blend it to a fine paste. Heat the balance milk and add the badampaste in the milk and boil for 15 mins and keep stirring.
Add saffron to the boiling milk, mix well then add sugar according to your taste. Add cardamom powder, rose essence and mix again. Once done, pour the badammilk in a bowl to cool down. If required add some extra cold milk and mix. Pour in a glass sprinkling little extra cardamom powder, grated almonds and serve chilled. It’s truly a yummy thick and rich refreshing high energy drink that give a unique nutty and crisp flavor. I would strongly recommend you give it to growing children and watch the making of this yummy Badammilk or Almond shake at:
There are readymade Almond/Badampowder available in most of the super malls. But I would suggest you prepare it at home which is more healthy and natural. Almondsare full of essential nutrients. They boost the magnesium, potassium and vitaminE in your diet. Almondshave got a lot of health benefits and nutritional value.
Almondsare a rich source of proteins, and vitamin E, containing 24 mg per 100 g. They are also rich in monounsaturated fat, one of the two "good" fats responsible for lowering LDLcholesterol. In Ayurveda it is believed that almond is considered a nutritive for the brain and nervous system. It is also said to induce high intellectual level and longevity. Recent studies show that the constituents of almond have anti-inflammatory, immunity boosting, and anti-hepatotoxicity effects.
Claimed health benefits of almonds include improved complexion, improved movement of food through the colon (feces) and the prevention of cancer. Recent research associates the inclusion of almonds in the diet with elevating the blood levels of high density lipoproteins and of lowering the levels of low density lipoproteins.
Badam Milk - Almond Shake
Author : Admin
Preparation Time: 7 min
Cooking Time : 25 min
Yield : 4 (4 servings)
Published On : Jun 25, 2009
Recipe Type : Beverages
Standing Time : 5-8 mins
Ingredient : Almond
Description : very tasty flavor full drink made with Almonds
Soak badam in water for 2hrs. remove the skin and add to blender,add some milk and blend it to a fine paste Heat the balance milk and add the paste of badam, boil for 15min and keep mixing. Add saffron to the boiling milk mix well then add sugar,cardamom powder, rose essence mix again. Once it done pour in a bowl to cool down. If required add some cold milk and mix. Pour in a glass sprinkle cardamom powder, badam mashed. serve chillied.