Badam Milk (Warm Almond Milk)

Badam, or almonds, are commonly used in Indian cooking. Grind and add the paste to curries to make them rich, mix the paste with milk, or eat them as is.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 4 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 4 1⁄2 cups milk
  • 1⁄3 cup almonds, soaked in water for 4 to 5 hours
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar


  • Pour the milk into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 1 hour.
  • In the meantime, grind the almonds in a grinder or using a mortar and pestle. Add a little milk to make a smooth paste.
  • Transfer the almond paste and sugar to the milk in the slow cooker. Stir. Cover (but prop the lid open on the side just by 1⁄2 inch). Let the milk simmer on high for 1 hour or on low for 2 to 3 hours.
  • You can serve it either heated or chilled.