Almond Badam Halwa
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Author tamrapalli Yield No Value
Published Apr 13, 2008 Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Recipe Type Desserts/Sweets Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Sugar Standing Time 30 Minutes
Description: Badam halwa is a delicious desert made with pureed almonds, butter/ ghee (clarified butter), sugar and saffron Badam halwa is a sweet made from almonds , garnished with nuts and adding a little color to look good and attractive.

Recipe of Almond Badam Halwa

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Yellow Food Color as required
Saffron 2 Numbers
Sugar 3 Cup
Ghee 2 + 2 Tablespoons
Milk 1/2 Cup
Almonds(Badam) 3 Cup


1. Soak almond/badam for 2-3 hours (suitable if soaked overnight) & peel off the skin before preparing this dish or boil them for 30 mins increase of last minute preparation.
2.Put the peeled almonds in a blender and add milk to it .It should be enough to cover them .
3.Blend it into a coarse paste .Avoid thin texture of paste sue to excess of milk
 4. Heat the pan & add 2 tbsp ghee to it .As ghee melts add badam mixture & give a quick stir.
 5. Add sugar keeping in mind 1:1 ratio of almond : sugar (more sugar can be added as per taste) Alternative Tip:- dilute the sugar by making sugar syrup & then adding it to the badam mixture.
6.Constantly stir the mixture as it can stick & burn from bottom.
 7. Add Saffron & constantly stir as it boils from bottom.(Food color is optional if required)
8. Add additional 2 tbsp of ghee while its boiling.Constant stirring is a must till ghee starts oozing out.
 9. Once halwa separates out ghee its time to put it in a container & is ready to be served.
 10. Garnish it with grated almonds/badam.

Recipe Tips

1. Use non stick pan to cook 2. Constant stirring is required as chances to burn from bottom are more. 3. Be careful as the hot liquid splutters while boiling.
Posted Apr 13, 2008

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Vidyadharan Mar 7, 2013
Hi Mr. Sanjay
What temperature need to be maintained during the preparation of this sweet. Is it, we need to keep it at Mid flame or slow flame or high flame. Your illustration doesnt provide this info. Pl respond. I am really thankful to you for inspiring people in cooking. Pl continue your great cooking and this great service. I have become your ardent student and i am really exciting people with your receipes. Regards

jsergio Jan 8, 2012
It did not come out well at all. In fact it is chewy and dry.
Also sugar is too much so next time I am going to go for half of the amount.
I do not know how to fix it since it is so chewy and sweet..
Any suggestions will be helpful.

mrs jahangir May 31, 2010

Latha Nov 30, 2009
You are right Badam Halwa is the crown jewel of all the halwas. I made it and it turned really awesome. God bless. Latha, Toronto, Canada.

sheela Nov 2, 2009
too good.Thank you

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