Basoondi Recipe

Basoondi Recipe
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Basoondi is a lip-smacking Indian dessert that is sure to get you begging for more. Learn how to make/prepare Basoondi by following this easy recipe.
Basoondi Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.3 / 10 (4 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 1/2 L Milk
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • A few strands Saffron (Kesar)
  • 1/2 cup Almonds (blanched and peeled)
  • 8-10 Pistachios
  • 2 tbsp Sunflower Seeds (Chironji) (washed and dried)
How to make Basoondi:
  • Take the almonds, sparing a few for garnishing, and grind into a smooth paste.
  • Take the remaining almonds and pistachios and slice them neatly.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, boil the milk and then simmer it on low heat stirring continuously till it thickens.
  • Take the almond paste and mix it with half cup of milk and add it to the thickened milk and mix well.
  • Add sugar and saffron to the milk and cook till sugar is dissolved.
  • Chill and serve garnished with sliced almonds, pistachios and chironji.