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Jigarthanda | Badam Pisin/Almond Gum in Rose Milk

Babitha Costa
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Jigarthanda | Badam Pisin/Almond Gum in Rose Milk RECIPE

This is a famous street drink in the temple city of Madurai located in South India. This can be found in all hooks and corners there. Its an excellent cooler in summer.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Chilling
  • Cold Drink

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Milk- 1\2 litre
  2. sugar- 1\4 cup (adjust)
  3. almond gum/Badam pisin- few rocks
  4. rose essence- 2 tsp
  5. Pink food colour- a pinch (avoid if the rose essence is pink in colour)
  6. Ice cream- a scoop (I used rose flavoured, you can use vanilla flavoured as well)
  7. Tutti fruity- few (for toppings) (optional)


  1. Soak the badam pisin /almond gum in a large vessel with water. Let it stand over night, you will see how it has boomed the next morning. (Use very small gum rocks).
  2. Heat the milk in a pan and let it reduce to 3\4th of its volume. Add in the sugar and boil for a while. Then turn it off and add in the rose essence and color(if adding). Mix well. Let it cool and refrigerate till we use.
  3. Take a tall serving glass add in 2 or 3 tsp of soaked badam pisin (jelly one). Pour in the chilled rose milk and top it with a scoop of ice.
  4. Sprinkle some tutti fruity on top and serve.

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Soma AGRAWAL   Nov-09-2016

Great recipe

Neeta Singh
Neeta Singh   Apr-04-2016


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