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Badam Halwa

Posted in : Sweet/Dessert on by : Simmi Iyer

Ingredients for Badam Halwa

  • 1 cup Almonds (Badam)
  • 3 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 1 tblsp Cashew nuts
  • a large pinch Kesari Powder
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • little Saffron Strands for garnish

How to make Badam Halwa

  • Soak the almonds for an hour and peel.
  • Grind to a smooth paste with milk.
  • Add a little water and mix well, ensuring no lumps remain.
  • Heat little ghee in pan.
  • Fry the cashew nuts for a minute and remove.
  • Add water to sugar and bring to a boil till it reaches a one string consistency.
  • Reduce flame and add the almond paste.
  • Keep stirring regularly.
  • Add the remaining ghee slowly and stir.
  • Add kesari powder and mix well.
  • When the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan and the texture is smooth, remove from flame.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix.
  • Garnish with cashew nuts and saffron strands.
Badam Almond Halwa Indian Dessert Recipe

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