How to make Potato Basundi -

Basundi given an unsusal twist with the addition of potatoes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Potato Basundi

Potato Basundi Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Potato Basundi Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 2 medium

  • Milk 1 litre

  • Condensed milk 1 cup

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Rose petals 5-6

  • saffron strands A few + fo

  • Almond slivers 1 tablespo

  • Pistachio slivers 1 tablespo

  • Walnuts finely chopped 1 tablespo


Step 1

Heat milk in a non-stick pan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.

Step 2

Grate potatoes directly in the milk and stir well. Cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes or till the milk thickens and potatoes are cooked.

Step 3

Add condensed milk and mix well. Add sugar and mix well, stirring continuously.

Step 4

Reduce heat and add cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 5

Shred rose petals, reserve some for garnishing and add the remaining alongwith saffron strands. Mix well.

Step 6

Add almonds, pistachios and walnuts and mix gently.

Step 7

Serve hot or cold garnished with rose petals, nuts and saffron strands.

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