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Rabri recipe |Rabdi recipe

Need something delicious yet simple. Learn to make this creamy rabdi whenever you have extra full cream milk at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: homemade rabri, rabri, rabri indian milk dessert
Servings: 4


  • saucepan
  • Knife + chopping board
  • bowl
  • spatula


  • 1 litre full fat milk
  • 2-3 tablespoon white sugar/castor sugar
  • 5-6 saffron strands soak in 2 tablespoon warm milk 2-3 hours prior to cooking(optional)
  • 1 tablespoon almonds diced
  • 1 tablespoon pistachios diced
  • 1 tablespoon cardamom powder
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder optional


  • Boil the milk on high flame.Let it simmer on a low flame.
  • Keep on scraping the bottom.
  • Add optional flavorings like cardamom/saffron.
  • Once it has been reduced to ⅓ of original quantity,add sugar as per taste.
  • Add the diced pistachios and almonds
  • Turn off the hear,this will thicken as it cools off.
  • Serve hot or chilled depending on the weather.


Note: Use a heavy bottom steel vessel to reduce the milk.Scrape the milk on the sides while it reduces to ⅓rd of the volume.
Do not use non-stick pan for this recipe.
If your pan is not a thick bottom.milk mixture will stick at the bottom and burn.