Kesar Badam Ice Cream

Learn how to make the famous Indian kesar badam ice cream. Kesar badam icecream is made of almonds, milk, cornflour and saffron.


100 gms almonds
1 1/2 litres milk
1/2 tin condensed milk
1 1/4 cup cream
1/2 tsp cornflour
8-9 tbsps sugar
10 strands of saffron


How to make Kesar Badam Ice Cream:
  • Soak the almonds overnight and grind it to paste.
  • Dip the saffron in a little milk and keep aside.
  • Simmer milk on low flame and add the condensed milk.
  • Keep stirring, till the mixture becomes thick and decreases to almost half the quantity.
  • Dissolve the sugar in few tbsps milk and add cornflour and saffron.
  • Mix well till mixture is creamy and there are no lumps.
  • Add this to the condensed milk mixture and heat again.
  • Put in the paste of ground almonds in the mixture, stirring constantly.
  • After the mixture thickens allow it to cool.
  • Add the cream, mix well and refrigerate until half set.
  • Take out from the refrigerator, blend well and re-freeze.
  • Dish up , garnished with almonds and a few strands of saffron.