February 11, 2012

How to make orange Basundi

Learn how to make Orange Basundi. Indian food is famous all over the world, mainly due to the distinct taste and variety in cuisines it has to offer. Some simple foods can make a world of difference and spice up entire dish. I always believe that the best things in life are always the simple food. It is usually found that food lovers want to taste the delicacies around the world but don't have enough options to choose from their favorite recipes.

I have tried it at many different restaurants, but prefer to make my own meals from scratch. This is a recipe that serves my creativity well. It can be changed easily to fit dietary needs. It is simple to make.  You can change some of the ingredients to add some variety to this recipe if you serve it often.

So, here it's a homemade recipe for orange basundi. One of my favorite recipes. It contains oranges means a great source of vitamin c, and as we know milk is good for bones. A real source of calcium.
Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 25 minutes
Serves - 4 persons

Ingredients to make Orange Basundi:

8 cups full fat milk
2 cup condensed milk - sweet
2 cup orange juice
1 tea spoon cardamom powder- opt.

For garnishing:

fresh orange  - chopped

Method to make Orange Basundi:
  • Heat milk in a non stick pan for 10 minutes. 
  • Add condensed milk to it and again boil for at least 15 minutes.
  • Remove from flame and let it come to room temperature. 
  • When cool place in refrigerator and let it chill. 
  • When chilled add orange juice and cardamom powder.
  • Garnish with oranges.
  • Serve chilled Orange Basundi with Indian bread- roti or puri.
Tips to make Orange Basundi healthier:
  • For those who are diet conscious can use low fat milk and milk powder. The ratio may be 1 cup milk + 1 table spoon milk powder.
  • If there is sugar problem non sweetened condensed  milk and artificial sweetener can be used.


  1. This is indeed yummy... Orange in Basundhi is very new to me..
    I bet it was tasty..