Basundi | How to make Basundi

By Dipanwita Roy  |  9th Mar 2017  |  
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About Basundi Recipe

It is a Maharashtrian milk based recipe.

Basundi is delicious and authentic dish. Basundi by Dipanwita Roy is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Basundi is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minutes and it takes 25 minutes to cook it properly. Basundi is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Basundi. Basundi is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Basundi is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Basundi at your home.


Ingredients to make Basundi

  • 400 grams sweetened condensed milk 
  • 5 green cardamoms (choti elaichi)
  • 12 to 15 cashews  chopped
  • 12 to 15 pistachios  chopped
  • 12 to 15 almonds  chopped
  • 7 to 8 strands of saffron
  • 1 generous pinch of nutmeg powder 
  • Few strands of saffron for garnish

How to make Basundi

  1. Add milk and condensed milk in a thick bottomed saucepan or kadai. stir and mix well.
  2. Heat this mixture on a low flame and bring to a gentle boil. keep on stirring at intervals so that the mixture does not get browned or burnt . The mixture will thicken while cooking
  3. Scrape the milk solids from the sides and the cream collected on the top and add it back to the Basundi mixture. Overall cooking takes about 20 to 25 minutes on a low flame.
  4. Aadd nutmeg powder, chopped dry fruits, cardamom powder and saffron. Stir and simmer for a minute.
  5. Serve Basundi hot, warm or chilled garnished with some saffron strands.

Reviews for Basundi (1)

BetterButter Editorial2 years ago

Hi Dipanwita, Kindly mention the ingredients and steps to prepare this dish in separate lines at the earliest so that it is easy to read and follow. Thanks!

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