Jan 03

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Kesar Badam burfi

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Kesar Badam Burfi is a melt in mouth kind of a dessert filled with the creaminess of the almonds and flavorful saffron. The fudge topped with saffron and nuts does add a little crunch and a sweet aroma to this dessert. This is perfect sweet to prepare at any festive occasions.





Makes – 10 no 2 – inch pieces

Preparation time – 25mins

Soaking time – 1 hr

Cooking time – 15 mins  

  • Ingredients: 

  • Almonds – 1 Cup (Soaked in hot water for 1 hr)
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk – 1/2 tin
  • Milk – 1/2 Cup + 2 Tbsp to blend the almonds
  • Ghee (Clarified Butter) – 1/4 Cup or reduce if desired
  • Sugar – 2 Tbsp or more if needed
  • Saffron – 1/2 tsp (save 1/4 tsp for garnish)
  • Cardamom Powder – 1/8 tsp (freshly ground)
  • Almonds – 1/2 Tbsp (Slivered)
  • Pistachios – 1/2 Tbsp (Chopped)


  • Peel the skin from the almonds and get them ready.
  • Soak saffron in 2 Tbsp of warm milk.
  • Grease the tray with ghee in which you want to set the burfi and set aside.
  • Blend almonds to a coarse paste with milk.
  • Heat the pan and immediately add in the blended almond paste.
  • Cook the almond paste stirring continuously for 2 mins
  • Add in the sweetened condensed milk, sugar, saffron milk.
  • Cook this mixture on medium heat stirring continuously till a dough like mixture is formed (takes about 10 mins)
  • Add in ghee and incorporate with the mixture and cook further for 2 mins.
  • Transfer onto the greased plate and smoothen the surface.
  • Cut into desired shape once the mixture is cooled down completely.



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