October 30, 2012

Badam Halwa (Almond Halwa)

Ingredients:
Almonds - 1 cup
Sugar - 2 1/2 cups
Water - 3 cups
Ghee - 2 cups
Saffron - few strands

Method:

  • Soak almonds in hot water for 15 minutes then peel the skin. Then grind almonds to make paste by adding water.
  • Take a thick bottom vessel, add sugar and 1 cup of water, make sugar syrup with single string consistency.
  • Then add ground almond paste and mix well. Add 1 cup of ghee first and then slowly add remaining ghee in 1 minute time intervals.
  • Cook till it becomes little thick and leaves the sides of pan.
  • Lastly add saffron.
  • Halwa is ready.


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