Badaam Ka Halwa

Badaam Ka Halwa Recipe

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About Badaam Ka Halwa Recipe:

the Halwa. Be it gajar ka, moon dal ka, badal ka, sooji ka, hari mirch ka, cholar daaler, aate ka, lauki ka or even gohst ka Halwa has always been part of our Indian food graph. But do you know that this dish actually sees it’s roots in Persia. This 13th century in Middle-East dish get’s its name from word “Hulw” meaning sweet. The art of cooking this sweet can be traced back to the Ottoman Empire and it’s said that the sultan of the empire during that time had an exclusive kitchen for just making sweets. The book ‘Guzishta Lucknow’, also does mention that this dessert sees its origin in the Arabic land. One of the common variety during winter in the Badam ka Halwa. Made with soaked almonds, this desert is great for winter as it helps you keep the body warm and is also rich in nutrition.

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  • 1 Hr
  • 8 Ingredients
Ingredients
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Ingredients for Badaam Ka Halwa Recipe

  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • As required Hot water to soak
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1.50 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoon saffron milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • As required A Few dry fruits
Nutrition
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
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Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Badaam Ka Halwa Recipe

Cooking directions

STEP 01

In a bowl take half cup almonds and soak it for almost 30 mins or till you can peel the skin.

STEP 02

Then peel it and transfer in a mixer and make a smooth paste.

STEP 03

Now add 3 tsp ghee in a thick bottom pan and add the paste of badam. Keep mixing it well do that it doesn't stick.

STEP 04

Keep mixing and slowly keep adding sugar to it till it melts.

STEP 05

Add the saffron milk and keep stirring. Make sure the flame is low to medium. Now add a little ghee and keep mixing

STEP 06

One the badam and milk has mixed well add a little cardamon powder and give that one last stir.

STEP 02

Peel the skin and transfer to the blender.

STEP 03

Also add in ¼ cup milk.

STEP 04

Blend to smooth paste.

STEP 01

Transfer the paste into a pan.

STEP 06

Add a tbsp of ghee. Saute.

STEP 07

Add in ¼ cup sugar and stir continuously.

STEP 08

Now add 2 tbsp saffron milk and stir. To prepare saffron milk, soak few threads of saffron in 2 tbsp of warm milk for 10 minutes.

STEP 09

Now add half tbsp of ghee and stir.

STEP 10

Add in ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.

STEP 11

Serve badam halwa hot. Garnish with nuts.

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