A Sweet Retreat : Badam Payasam Recipe
By Nmami Agarwal
Desserts & festivity go hand in hand. Be it the festival of lights or Christmas, every occasion remains incomplete without the inclusion of something sweet in it.
There may be regional differences in their celebration, but dessert is something which remains constant throughout. With health benefits like maintaining blood pressure levels, and managing weight loss, this simple recipe of Badam Payasam from Kerala’s extraordinaire cuisine will satisfy your taste buds this festive season.
Let’s get started with the recipe.
Badam Payasam recipe:
What you need:
- 15g of Almonds, blanched & peeled
- 250-300 ml of low-fat milk
- 1/4 tsp. of Cardamom powder
- Saffron to taste
- 5 gm Jaggery
Nutritional Benefits: Serves a healthy amount of carbohydrates, protein & fat. Extremely beneficial for ones with high blood pressure levels.
Calories: 275-300 kcal
How you cook:
- Make a smooth paste of almonds with cardamom powder, saffron, and jaggery.
- Boil milk. Add ground almonds mix and cook for few minutes.
- Serve hot or chilled.
Your Badam Payasam is ready.
Over to you:
The festive season has already knocked on the door, and it is extremely tough to resist the tempting display of sweets. But here’s the answer to your sweet craving without the fear of gaining extra carbs.
So, give yourself a break from munching salads with homemade Payasam, and make your Diwali a special one.
Do share how you made your festivity special, and get a chance to be featured in our blog here.
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