Basundi | How to make Basundi

By Anuradha Balasubramanian  |  7th Mar 2017  |  
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About Basundi Recipe

Basundi is a delicacy from Western India made with just 2 basic ingredients, milk and sugar

Basundi is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Basundi in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 120 minutes to cook. The Basundi by Anuradha Balasubramanian has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Basundi at home without any difficulty. Basundi is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Basundi would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Basundi this weekend. Share your Basundi cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Anuradha Balasubramanian for inputs. In case you have any queries for Basundi you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Anuradha Balasubramanian. You can also rate the Basundi and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Basundi

  • Full fat milk – 1 /12 litre
  • sugar – 1/3 cup
  • cardamom powder- 1 tsp 
  • Finely sliced almonds – 1 tbsp
  • Finely sliced pista – 1 tbsp

How to make Basundi

  1. Add milk to a heavy bottomed pan. Bring it to a boil.
  2. Once it starts boiling, reduce the flame and cook till reduced to half and turns pink.
  3. Keep stirring and scraping the sides. It will almost take 50 mins to an hour.
  4. Now add sugar and continue to cook on a slow flame for another 30 to 40 mins, till the milk thickens. 
  5. Add the cardamom powder, mix well and continue to cook for 10-15 mins.
  6. Garnish with sliced almonds and pista and serve the basundi at room temperature or chilled

Reviews for Basundi (2)

Shalini Chaturvedia year ago

It very tasty

Kanak Patel3 years ago

Looks amazing!

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