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March 10, 2020

Homemade Badam Milk Powder Recipe – Badam Drink Mix Without Sugar

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Badam milk made using ready made badam drink mix must be the favorite of many people. In my house Sendhil loves to drink it hot whereas I love chilled/ cold badam milk. I used to buy MTR or AACHI badam mix powders. I never thought homemade badam milk mix is so easy until I tried at home recently. It can be prepared easily with very few ingredients. Homemade badam milk mix powder is always healthy and hygienic when compared to store bought ones.

Here I have made this badam milk powder without sugar. You can add cane sugar or white sugar while mixing with milk. Though the shelf life of this instant badam milk powder is less, homemade ones is a cheap and best option. Friends, do check out the recipe for homemade badam milk mix and enjoy this healthy, delicious beverage at home.

Homemade Badam Milk Powder Recipe

Homemade Badam Milk Powder Recipe

Homemade badam milk powder mix recipe using easily available ingredients.

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweet
Serves: 3/4 cup
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

1 cup = 240ml
  • Almonds / Badam - 1/2 cup
  • Milk powder - 2 tbsp
  • Saffron threads - Few
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cardamom seeds - 5
To make badam milk
  • Hot milk - 1 cup
  • Badam mix - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar - 2 tsp
  1. Boil 1 cup of water. Add almonds and boil for a minute.
  2. Soak for 5 minutes. Drain the water and wash under cold water.
  3. Peel the skin easily and blanch the almonds.
  4. Spread the almonds in a cloth and pat dry them.
  5. Dry roast the almonds for few minutes. Cool down completely.
  6. Grind the roasted almonds, cardamom, saffron threads and turmeric powder to a smooth powder.
  7. Add milk powder, mix well and transfer to a box. Badam milk powder mix is ready.
  8. To make badam milk, take hot milk in a cup. Add sugar, badam milk mix and mix well.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy !
  • Blanch the almonds/ badam. To quickly blanch the badam, boil 1 cup of water and add the almonds. Boil for few minutes and switch off the flame. Soak for 10 minutes and drain the hot water. Run it under cold water and peel the skin easily.

  • In a cotton cloth, spread the blanched badam. Pat dry and make sure badam is dry.

  • Heat a kadai and dry roast in medium flame till the badam till brown spots appear here and there. Switch off the flame. Let it cool down completely

  • Do not grind when the badam is hot or warm. It should be in room temperature else badam becomes sticky after grinding.

  • In a mixie jar, add badam, saffron threads, turmeric powder and grind for few seconds at regular intervals to powder it finely. Remove in a bowl and add milk powder. Mix well.

  • Store in an air tight box. Use a clean spoon to handle. Its shelf life is 15 days without refrigeration.
  • To make badam milk, take 1 cup of hot milk, add 1 to 2 tsp sugar. Add 1 tbsp badam drink mix. Mix well and enjoy. For kids, you can also filter the milk and drink. Enjoy !


  • I did not add sugar in badam mix powder. You can grind along with badam if you like.
  • Adjust the quantity of badam mix while adding to hot milk.

Try this yummy, easy homemade badam milk powder recipe at home and enjoy !

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Neena said...

Is it necessary to add milk powder? Why do need for add it?

Chitra said...

Hi Neena, milk powder helps to give a binding and richness to the badam mix. You can skip if you don't like it