Saturday, May 31, 2014

Badam Halwa | Easy Badam Halwa Recipe | Almond Halwa | Indian Sweets | Diwali Recipes | Indian Festival Recipes | Indian Dessert Recipes




It's time for celebration again.Wondering what??.. It's my blog anniversary. Yes entering into 5th year of blogging.So I prepared this Badam Halwa or Almond Halwa to celebrate it. Actually I thought of preparing Badam Burfi, but my mom suggested to prepare this Badam Halwa. It was so easy and the taste is amazing. I just followed blindly what my mom instructed and the outcome was awesome. Try and let me know how was the outcome of Badam Halwa.

If you wish you can view the following badam / Almond recipes  




How to make Badam Halwa

Preparation time: 45 min | Cook Time: 25 min | Serves: 6
Recipe Category: Dessert | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Ingredients 

Almonds / Badam - 1.5 cups 
Sugar - 1 cup
Ghee - 6 to 7 tbsp 
Saffron - 1 pinch
Milk - 1/2 cup ( + or - )
Cardamom - 1/5 tsp crushed 
Water - as needed


Method 


1. Soak the almonds in medium hot water for 1 hour. 




2. Soak the saffron in 1/4 cup hot milk. Remove the almond skin. 




3. Transfer the almonds to the food processor with 4 tbsp milk first. Grind for few min. Now add the saffron soaked milk and again grind to a smooth paste by stopping at regular intervals and adding either a tsp of water or milk. 




4. When it is smooth, keep it aside. In a pan add sugar. 




5. Add water till the sugar gets soaked. Do not add more water. When the sugar starts dissolves, add the badam paste. 

6. Start stirring, as it might stick to the vessel. Add ghee at regular intervals. Add crushed cardamom. 

7. Keep stirring till the ghee oozes out from the halwa and that Halwa got thickened. 

8. Pour it in a greased plate and allow to cool down completely.

9. Garnish with saffron and serve the tasty Badam Halwa.





Easy and tasty Badam Halwa / Almond Halwa is ready

Notes
1. If your halwa, is sticky add it again to the pan and add some more ghee.
2. If you are health concerned, you can reduce the ghee, but cannot assure whether you can get the same taste. 
2. Adding milk/condensed milk enriches the taste, but reduces shelf life of the halwa.
3. Can be stored in fridge for more than a week.


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21 lovely comments:

Malathi ganesh

Really yummy yummy... healthy too. "Almonds Everyday" :-)

Smitha Kalluraya

so tempting it looks

Shama Nagarajan

yummy preparation dear

Babitha costa

really tempting,happy blog anniversary

JASPINDER KAUR

Mouthwatering Halwa! Looks so soft n yummy..

Navaneetham Krishnan

Congrats on hitting the mark of 5 years. This halwa is really tempting but I probably will go for one scoop because of its richness.

Rafeeda AR

What a way 2 celebrate!!! Awesome halwa...

Rafeeda AR

What a way 2 celebrate!!! Awesome halwa...

Rafeeda AR

What a way 2 celebrate!!! Awesome halwa...

Poornima Porchelvan

Yummy halwa and beautiful presentation.

Devi Annamalai

Hi Akila,
Congratulations. Blogging consistently requires lot of hard work and entnusiasm. And your readers could see that in your blog. Keep up the good work. Thanks for sharing.
Best
Devi

Manjula Bharath

omg such an delightful and sinful treat to celebrate your milestone :) very glossy and tempting badam halwa dear :)

Gloria

Congrats dear...loved this rich delicous halwa...looks very yummy

Gayathri Sathyanarayanan

Halwa looks so delicious and tempting. Nice presentation.

Sangeetha Priya

happy blog anniversary, tempting halwa!!!

Nammi

5 years, now that is worth celebrating, congradulations!!! Now can I have bit of that delicious looking halwa :)

Nammi

5 years, now that is worth celebrating, congradulations!!! Now can I have bit of that delicious looking halwa :)

Angie Schneider

Happy Blog Anniversary!
Your halwa looks awesome.

Maha Gadde

Yum and delicious luking halwa..awesoem clicks too..BTw a small doubt..Hw u given so many names in tag Option..any info..PLz.

Priya Suresh

Hard to resist to this luscious sweet halwa, happy blog anniversary Akila.

Sony P

Awesum clicks.......Halwa looks so yummm!

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