Badam Halwa | Almond Halwa Recipe

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Badam Halwa is a rich and delicious recipe made using almond puree, saffron, sugar and milk. Cook only till it is of a semi thick consistency otherwise it is hard to eat since it will be dry.

I have shared a delicious badam Halwa recipe  with a few ingredients in a step by step method with a detailed pictures below.

In a saucepan boil water add almonds bring to a boil. Remove from the heat. Allow to cool.

Peel off the almond skin, transfer them to the grinder, add granuled sugar, cardamom, saffron and milk. Grind to a fine puree.

Heat ghee in a thick bottom vessel or saucepan.Transfer the almond paste . Stir in a medium heat.

The entire mixture turns gooey . continue cooking stirring often. Add ghee in frequent intervals.

Badam halwa will begins to leave side of the pan. Remove from the heat. garnish with chopped almonds.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Almonds/ badam
  • 3/4 cup granule sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp. ghee
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cardamom
  • 10-12 strands saffron

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a saucepan boil water add almonds bring to a boil. Remove from the heat.
  • peel off the skin and rinse them.
  • Add badam to a grinder, add saffron, sugar, milk, cardamom grind to a fine puree.
  • In a thick bottom vessel heat ghee add almond puree. Stir well.
  • The entire mixture turns gooey . continue cooking stirring often. Add ghee in frequent intervals.
  • Badam halwa will begins to leave side of the pan. Remove from the heat. garnish with chopped almonds.

Recipe note

  • Do not over soak the almonds , otherwise Halwa will be sticky.
  • The consistency of the halwa must be semi dry with a soft texture to melt in a mouth.
  • For variation you can add Mawa or khoya towards end.

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