Monday, May 23, 2011

Saffron Badam Kheer - MW Version

Am running my third week of blogging marathon with Indian sweets as theme, hope you guys would have enjoyed many curries and kid's delight colourful foods for the past two weeks of blogging marathon, stay tuned friends this week its gonna be a sweet week..Yep i will be posting many delicious and fantastic sweet dishes during this whole week...Needless to say that am enjoying this blogging marathon and chitchatting with my other blogger buddies who runs blogging marathon with me..

Badam kheer is quite a delicious and sweet drink prepared with grounded almond paste along with thick milk,sugar and saffron strands...This is a fabulous milk based deesert which is quite often served chilled in many occasions, i had this wonderful drink long back and this weekend i prepared this fantastic and nutritious drink with more saffrons,chironji or charoli (saara paruppu in tamil)...I dont need to talk or say more about this wonderful and rich looking kheer coz most of us would have enjoyed this drink atleast once in our life...Instead of making this kheer over stovetop, i prepared this creamy and delicious saffron badam kheer through microwave oven and obviously this kheer turned out super delicious and fantabulous,please note that cooking time may varies according to your microwave oven power.....We enjoyed this saffron badam kheer chilled which suits truly tremendous for this hot weather and we relished it happily..To know more about chironji, pls do check here..Sending to MEC-Calcium Rich Food guest hosted by Lakshmi,event by Srivalli & Anamika's Drive Me Nuts..

Saffron Badam Kheer

20nos Almonds
1/2cup Chironji/Saara paruppu
4cups Milk
1/2cup Sugar
1tbsp Saffron strands
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
Almond flakes
Pistachios flakes

Take the almonds, chironji with enough water separately in a microwave safe bowl,cook for each for a minute in high power and keep aside..Peel the skin of almonds and chironjis..Grind them with enough milk as a smooth paste..Meanwhile heat the milk in a large microwave safe bowl with saffrons for 5-6minutes in high power (stir thrice in between),add the sugar,almond-chironji paste,sugar, cardamom powder and heat again for 5minutes in high power(dont forget to stir in between)..Allow it to cool,arrange in fridge atleast for 2hours and serve it chilled ..

Garnish with almond flakes and pistachios...

Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5 along with me
Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Aarthi, Divya, Jayashree, Jayasree, Kaveri, Pavani,
Seven Days of Indian Sweets:Gayathri, Me,
Seven Days of Microwave Meals: Monika
Seven Days of Regional Specials: Cool Lassi(e), Harini, Vaishali, Suma
Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special: Kalyani
Summer Coolers: Kamalika, Srivalli

65 comments:

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

lovely colour...i love badam kheer

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

yummy kheer!charoli the little nut is really delicious ..I use this in my cooking quite often.

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

Yum looks so rich n creamy ...

Raji said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely thick and creamy kheer Priya..I like the flavour of chironji. The colour has turned out so beautiful.

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

Kheer is my all time favourite dessert Priya. And this badam kheer of yours looks out of this world :)

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

These charoli adds a special taste to badam kheer n kadundi...yummmy

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Haven't used chironji before......your kheer looks wonderful.

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Haa! I can just feel the aromatic saffron flavour through the pics, very very rich and creamy.

sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

looks beautiful and too tempting..yumm drooling here

Kurinji said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely and tempting kheer...
Kurinjikathambam

Divya.M said... Reply To This Comment

yummy..lovely colour and inviting...

Chandrani Banerjee said... Reply To This Comment

Saffron badam kheer looks so creamy and colourful.....

PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely Color Priya!!!!! Looks Rich and Creamy!!!

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

delicious kheer..

Mehjabeen Arif said... Reply To This Comment

Love this drink.. Die hard fan.. Picture is just perfect..

Suparna said... Reply To This Comment

heavenly sinful!! am drooling here :P

Radhika said... Reply To This Comment

The garnish itself makes my mouth water so much Priya. Would love a tall glass of that awesome looking kheer

Deepti said... Reply To This Comment

simply tempting Priya....Cant resist the saffron in it

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Biny Anoop said... Reply To This Comment

kheer looks and sounds gud...love to have rt away

Sharmilee! :) said... Reply To This Comment

Who wud say no to this rich n yummy dessert?! delicious looking

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! It's a fantastic dessert! So mouthwatering!

Ambreen said... Reply To This Comment

What an amazing looking Kheer, that's too in the MW! Simply delicious!!! Looking forward to more sweet dishes from you this week :)

Rekha shoban said... Reply To This Comment

my fav kheer!!looks perfect priya!!

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

That's one quick and delicious kheer.. Never thought of using the microwave like this before.

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful and love love the look of this kheer, so so yumm.

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful and love love the look of this kheer, so so yumm.

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

Beautiful and love love the look of this kheer, so so yumm.

Kadhyaa... said... Reply To This Comment

lovely badam kheer a perfect pudding

Kadhyaa... said... Reply To This Comment

lovely badam kheer a perfect pudding

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

saffron badam kheer with nuts on top looks absolutely yummy. Loved this MV version

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Mythreyi said... Reply To This Comment

That truly looks delicious and tempting, Priya! Best to keep cool in this summer.

-Mythreyi
Yum! Yum! Yum!

Monika said... Reply To This Comment

yummm looks like the next 7 days are going to be tough on my diet plan :)

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Wahhhhh.. looks simply perfect !!!!!
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Harini said... Reply To This Comment

Love this kheer. The addition of saara pappu sure must be heavenly!!

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Feel like gulping the whole glass...
superb...
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Event: Serve It-Chilled

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Heavenly n decadent kheer ~ loved all the pista on top ~ truly scrumptious!
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Chitra said... Reply To This Comment

love badam kheer...urs looks so creamy and rich..can i get a bowl of that?

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

yummy n delicious kheer...with chironji is new to me...microwave cooking..tats a nice idea...looks creamy n the color attracts more...

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy kheer!!!! the color is just beautiful!!!

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

This looks fantastic. Very beautiful and creamy and excellent click.

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

MW make it easy for us to make it whenever we have a sweet tooth!...too yum!

jayasree said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious kheer. Liked the use of chiroli seeds along with almonds.

Taste Junction said... Reply To This Comment

Ohh this would be a perfect entry for the nuts event..Your entry is still awaited!!

Reshmi Mahesh said... Reply To This Comment

Slurp...superb...

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Rich creamy and thick kheer looks so very inviting... Would love to have it chilled...

kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

Irresistible glass of badam kheer...Love the color

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

A chilled badam kheer on a hot summer day is definitely a winner.

Xinmei @ Pudding Pie Lane said... Reply To This Comment

How exotic this looks! I really want to try new flavours, and I'm glad to have stumbled on your blog. I will be flicking through your recipes with interest :)

HGourmet Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

This is definitely my favorite Kheer recipe.. looks so colorful and delicious!!!

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

yummy kheer.

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Drooling over the bowl of Badam kheer

JishasKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

kheer looks absolutely yummy!!...and even clicks are fabulous...

divya said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and drool worthy..tempting me a lot.

SouthIndianHome said... Reply To This Comment

Looks rich and creamy.Wonderful click

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SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

lovely and delicious kheer !! Excellent color !!

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

creamy and yummy kheer.love the microwave version of this recipe

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Looks super delicious. Very inviting snap..

SinFoodie said... Reply To This Comment

wow!!! So rich!! Love it!I am bookimarking this !!

SinFoodie said... Reply To This Comment

Wow !So rich!! Love this! I am bookmarking this.

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

I can have this anytime Priya :)

Vardhini
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sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

Ohoh, kheer looks soooo good! Saffron is the chef's final touch!

Plateful said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious! Kheer equals comfort food to me :)

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, that kheer looks so yum..pls do send this to Lakshmi who is hosting MEC on Calcium rich food this month..:)

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

never added saara paruppu in badham kheer, am gonna try this weekend..Thanx Priya

cooking-with-thas said... Reply To This Comment

Believe it or not, looking at this picture I can literally smell the flavors this kheer has. Saffron being my favorite I will die for a bowl of this and slurp!!!