Total Calories: 500 Approx
Badam halwa is prepared by soaking almonds and blending them. This easy to prepare Indian recipe is sure to give your taste buds a joyride. Especially a favorite dish in Indian household during the festivals like Durga Puja, Dussehra, Laxmi Puja, etc. A nutritious and tasty option for health conscious people.
1 cup badam or almonds
3/4 cup sugar or 3 tbsp
1 pinch saffron kesar for color
1/8 tsp cardamom powder
1/2 to 3/4 cup milk or water
4 to 6 tbsp coconut oil
1. Boil 2 cups of water in a pot and add the badam in it. Leave it for 3 to 4 minutes in medium flame.
2. Drain water and soak them in fresh water for half an hour.
3. Peel the skin off and rinse them well.
4. Put it in the mixer, blend the almonds, cardamoms, saffron with water or milk to a paste.
5. If required you can add sugar and blend them together.
1. Heat a nonstick pan.
2. Add the coconut oil and the almond paste.
3. Cook them in low flame until the halwa is thick, keep on stirring to prevent them from burning.
4. Keep on stirring, if required you can add few drops of oil in the mixture.
5. The badam halwa should be ready to leave the pan by now. Turn off the gas and serve it hot.
6. Serve the badam halwa in glass bowls and garnish them with chopped almonds, pistas and cashews.(optional)
Enjoy the festival of lights, wishing everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous life.
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