Badam ka Sheera

By Nmami Agarwal     24-Aug 2018

Badam ka Sheera

How many times have you dismissed the idea of preparing our favourite desserts at home due to the longer preparation time and the fear of adding extra calories? This Rakhi, try out this amazing Indian dessert recipe made with crunchy almonds and milk. Relish this quick and delicious recipe, rich in healthy calories and serve it to your guests too.

Nutritional Benefits
Almonds the foremost ingredient of this recipe is highly nutritional and loaded with vitamin E, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, selenium, and niacin. Almonds are the richest nuts in nutrients and numerous beneficial components when compared with any other nuts. Almonds are extensively added to the diet for a healthy solution to relieve from brain disorders, diabetes, copper, respiratory disorders, constipation, coughs and anaemia.
Coconut sugar is not counted among the empty calories rather it is one of the major healthy swaps over refined sugar. That means coconut sugar holds its all the nutritional values like vitamins C, B1 B2, B3, B6 and minerals such as zinc, calcium, iron, potassium and magnesium.


  • Blanched almonds- 1/2 cup
  • Skimmed milk- 9 tbsp
  • Ghee- 3 tbsp
  • Coconut sugar- 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Few saffron strands

Calories: 235 kcal

Course: Dessert


  •  Mix saffron strands with 1 tbsp skimmed milk and mix well. Keep it aside.
  • Mix 5 tbsp skimmed milk and 2 tbsp water in a bowl and mix it well and keep aside.
  •  Now add almonds and 3 tbsp skimmed milk in a mixer and blend until smooth paste.
  • Keep it aside.
  •  Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add almonds paste and cook it on the medium flame for at least 4 minutes. Stirring continuously.
  • Add milk-water mixture in it and cook again for 2 minutes on medium flame. Stir continuously.
  • Add coconut sugar, saffron-milk mixture, cardamom powder and mix it all well. Cook for two to three minutes on medium flame. Stirring continuously.
  • Serve warm garnished with saffron strands.

Over to you

This Raksha Bandhan enjoys the festive vibes at fullest and spreads sweetness around with this blissful recipe, badaam ka sheera. We hope you liked this recipe and try this at your home in the dessert course at the end. Don’t forget to tell us how was it in the comment section below!

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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.


40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert


First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

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Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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