Basundi/Basundi Recipe

Basundi is one of most popular Indian dessert.Basundi is usually made on festive occasions like Diwali dasshera weddings or any special occasions in Gujarat.Usually served with pooris . Basundi is made with just few ingredients. Basundi is easy to make but requires a little patience. Milk is slowly simmered till it reduces and then sugar and nuts are added.There is a quicker version which is done with milkmaid but I prefer the tradtional method of simmering the milk and sharing the same with you all today.
all you need is
1 litre full fat milk
6 to 7 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 cup chopped almonds and pistachios
1 tsp rose water

  • Take a wide open pan with thick bottom add milk
  • Let the milk come to a boil then reduce the flame to med low
  • Keep stirring the milk occasionally 
  • Scrape the sides with spatula 
  • Once it reduces to half its quantity add sugar cardamom powder and also the chopped nuts
  • Add rose water and few strands of kesar 
  • Simmer and cook for  few more minutes
  • The consistency of the basundi should be thick but still runny .
  • Serve warm with pooris or enjoy it chilled

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  1. the clicks,yummy dessert..perfect for any occasions!