Friday, November 12, 2010

Diwali Treats - Almond/Badam Halwa

Following the last post i made this badam halwa for the diwali.I know about this after i got married and also my hubby's fav.This is my MIL recipe which i follow always.

Ingredients :
1.Badam : 1 cup
2.Milk : as required(around 2 cups)
3.Sugar : 3/4 cup
4.Ghee : 1/2 cup
5.Saffron : a pinch.
6.Cardamon Powder : 1tsp

1.Bring the water to boil and add the badam boil for 5 mins.
2.Remove from heat and cool down.
3.Peel the skin and grind by adding little by little milk.
4.The batter should be like a dosa batter.
5.Take heavy bottom pan,add a tbsp of ghee and the almond batter.
6.Keep in medium flame and stir often.
7.When the mixture starts to bubble add the sugar with saffron and keep stiring.
8.When the mixture becomes thick,start adding 2tbsp of ghee at a time.keep in medium low flame.
9.Once the mixture comes as a mass,also the ghee starts to ooze out stop adding ghee.
10.Add cardamon powder and stir for a min and remove from flame.
11.Cool down and enjoy this luscious sweet for any occasion.

Enjoy ur weekend.


  1. Halwa.. is delicious... All must have gobbled them down in secs..

  2. Delicious looking Halwa dear. Loved the way you have made it look so rich.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Simply Delicious.. Awesome job dear !!

  4. that looks tempting & delicious, love to taste some..

  5. My hubby's favorite,never tried at home,looks so tempting!

  6. Badam halwa is one of my fav...absolutely delicious.

  7. oh yum yum, just this sunday i got recipe my aunt just similar as urs ...can't wait to try!

  8. Dear Swapna
    How are you? Very nice Halwa. I shall make soon.
    Have a nice week

  9. Healthy and yummy, love this recipe..