Monday, February 22, 2010


Basundi is a delicious Indian Dessert made out of thickened milk and nuts.

Preparation Time : 30 minutes
Serves : 3


1 litre milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/2 tsp kesar milk powder
2-3 drops of yellow food color
1/2 cup chopped nuts (almonds & pistachios)

Method :

  • Boil the milk in a heavy bottom pan.
  • Keep stirring continuously and reduce it till it becomes thick and the quantity of the milk is approximately half a litre.
  • Then add the sugar to the reduced milk and allow it to cook till it starts thickening.
  • Then remove it from heat and transfer it to a bowl and add the cardamom powder, kesar milk powder, yellow food color and the chopped nuts.
  • Mix well and refrigerate it for about 3 hours and then enjoy this yummy delicacy.


  1. Hi Preethi! Stumbled onto your blogpage just by chance. Must say great idea and great receipes!
    I shall look this up regularly :)
    Happy Cooking!

  2. Thanks, I am sure you will find some interesting each day.