Saffron Milk Recipe

Prep Time: 5 Min

– 1 cup of milk – A few strands of saffron – 2-3 tablespoons of sugar (adjust to taste) – 1/2 teaspoon of cardamom powder (optional) – A pinch of crushed almonds and pistachios (optional)

Cook Time: 5 Min


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Step 1

Heat the milk Pour the milk into a saucepan and place it on medium heat. Let the milk come to a gentle boil. Stir occasionally to prevent the milk from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

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Step 2

Add saffron Once the milk starts boiling, add a few strands of saffron to it. Saffron will give the milk a beautiful golden color and a distinct flavor. You can crush the saffron strands with your fingers before adding them to the milk for better infusion.

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Step 3

Add sugar Add 2-3 tablespoons of sugar to the milk, or adjust the amount to your desired level of sweetness. Stir well to dissolve the sugar.

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Step 4

Add cardamom powder (optional) For additional flavor, you can add 1/2 teaspoon of cardamom powder to the milk. Cardamom has a warm and aromatic taste that complements the saffron well. Stir well to incorporate the cardamom powder.

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Step 5

Simmer and steep Reduce the heat to low and let the saffron milk simmer for another 5 minutes. This will allow the flavors to meld together and the saffron to infuse fully into the milk.

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Step 6

Serve After simmering, turn off the heat and let the saffron milk cool for a minute. Pour it into serving cups or glasses. You can garnish with a pinch of crushed almonds and pistachios on top for added crunch and flavor.

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Step 7

Enjoy! Your delicious and aromatic saffron milk is now ready to be enjoyed. Sip it warm for a comforting drink or chill it in the refrigerator for a refreshing cold beverage. Saffron milk is known for its soothing properties and is often consumed as a bedtime drink or during special occasions. Enjoy the rich flavors of saffron and the goodness of milk in every sip!

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