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Badam Halwa / Almond Halwa :

Shri Kripa
420 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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ABOUT Badam Halwa / Almond Halwa : RECIPE

Badam halwa, an age old, very easy recipe with less ingredients but rich in taste. Milk is a key ingredient over here to get the authentic taste.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Simmering
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. almonds – 500 grams
  2. sugar – 750 grams
  3. Milk – ½ to ¾ litre
  4. Ghee/clarified butter - 1 to 1 ½ cup
  5. saffron – 1 teaspoon
  6. cardamom powder – ½ teaspoon


  1. Soak almond overnight.
  2. The next morning, peel the skin. Usually three fourth of the content will shed their skin, if you mash those swelled almonds inside the water, by using your palm.
  3. After removing the outer skin, put these in a mixer grinder jar, make paste by adding sufficient milk.
  4. Soak saffron in half cup of hot milk and keep aside.
  5. After grinding, the paste will look like idly batter with grainy texture.
  6. Put this paste into thick bottomed vessel and heat.
  7. Add sugar and boil for a while.
  8. When it starts bubbling, add ghee little by little at regular intervals until mixture becomes glossy.
  9. At this point, you can add saffron soaked milk and cardamom powder and proceed
  10. When mixture starts to leave from the sides of the vessel and edges become dry and bubbly, switch off the fire and keep aside to cool.
  11. When it reaches room temperature, store this in a stainless steel or glass container.

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Arushi Singh
Arushi Singh   Jul-13-2017

Very nice recipe...

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