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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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

Directions: Badaam Ka Halwa Recipe

Cooking directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl take half cup almonds and soak it for almost 30 mins or till you can peel the skin.
  • STEP 2.Then peel it and transfer in a mixer and make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 3.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 4.Keep mixing and slowly keep adding sugar to it till it melts.
  • STEP 5.Add the saffron milk and keep stirring. Make sure the flame is low to medium. Now add a little ghee and keep mixing
  • STEP 6.One the badam and milk has mixed well add a little cardamon powder and give that one last stir.
  • STEP 1.Peel the skin and transfer to the blender.
  • STEP 2.Also add in ¼ cup milk.
  • STEP 3.Blend to smooth paste.
  • STEP 1.Transfer the paste into a pan.

step 6

  • STEP 4.Add a tbsp of ghee. Saute.
  • STEP 5.Add in ¼ cup sugar and stir continuously.
  • STEP 6.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 7.Now add half tbsp of ghee and stir.
  • STEP 8.Add in ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • STEP 9.Serve badam halwa hot. Garnish with nuts.
Nutrition
value
808
calories per serving
62 g Fat19 g Protein45 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    62g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    45g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    45g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    62g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    294mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    8mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    20mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    257mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    452mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
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
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Recipe By Slurrp