01 October 2011

Badam Halwa / Almond Delight

I am here with another delicious dessert. This time its the almond halwa - packed with goodness of Almonds, milk and ghee and flavored with saffron and cardamom. It being the Navarathri week what else than a sweet. With lots of guests coming in today I thought this would be the perfect treat.



Badam Halwa
Ingredients
250 gm Almonds (blanched)
1/2 cup Ghee
1/2 cup Milk
1 1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
a few strands of Saffron
a pinch of yellow food colour (optional)



METHOD
In a food processor, grind the almonds to a fine paste with little milk.
Heat the ghee in a pan.
Add the almond paste and cook on medium heat till it turns golden.
Add milk and sugar and continue to cook till all the moisture evaporates and it becomes thick.
Remove from heat.
Add green cardamom and saffron.
Serve hot or cold.



Tips:
The right consistency is when the mixture starts to leave the sides and wobbles in a big lump.
To serve cold, spread on a greased tray, cut into shapes of your choice and serve.
To serve hot, ladle individual portions on plates.


Enjoy!!

Sending this to Radhika's Diwali Special Event


38 comments:

  1. Tempting n delicious halwa.. Lovely colour too!!

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  2. Thats looks perfect,I m craving for it now...I will bookmark this one :)

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  3. Ohhh!!! The halva looks divine indeed. Loved the star shape :)

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  4. Cute little star Almond halwa, just feel like picking up one and tasting!

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  5. Yum Rinku! Halwa looks delightful!! Slurp!

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  6. Halwa looks delicious and loved the shape :)

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  7. awesome color !! mouthwatering good :)

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  8. Absolutely delicious, love it anytime.

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  9. I recently posted badam halwa too. Love the star shape :)

    Vardhini
    Event: Halloween Fiesta

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  10. yummy halwa, cute shaped ones, love the recipe dear..

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  11. Luv the shape of the Halwa and the recipe too.The click luks delicious dear.Luv it.Cheers.

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  12. i love dat halwa....wud like to share

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  13. wow... almond delight looks absolutely delicious...

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  14. Woww.. looks super delicious and perfect.. thanks for sharing dear.. awesome job :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  15. So simple! :) Looks fantastic. Awesome photos! :)
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    Kavi | Edible Entertainment

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  16. Wat a rich looking halwa, extremely inviting..

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  17. these look so cute and yummy! love the little starry treats!

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  18. Really perfect for diwali celebrations. I dunno how to do it. It looks delciious. I am book marking it,

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  19. Lovely halwa dear...Nice and healthy...

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  20. Lovely delight...drooling halwa & luv the shape dear...

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  21. Love your presentation, the little stars will be gobbled up quick :)

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  22. Wow luv those cute stars shapes..yummy and rich halwa

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  23. Awesome Rinku....loved the pic...

    about tips on pics ....hey anytime you want..I will be happy to share with you whatever i know. But trust me I don't know much :)...and i think you are doing awesome here ;)

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  24. Soft & fudgy halwa Rinku!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  25. beautiful looking almond fudge..wish to get one right away...

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  26. Lucen deliciosas me encanta,una verdadera delicia,abrazos grandes,hugs,hugs.

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  27. love the pretty shape...looks awesome and wanna try it...superb

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  28. As I am not getting feeds from all properly, I just visited to know you posted new recipes or not and wondered the new look. it is really nice makeover to your blog.

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  29. Halwa looks delicious Rinku :)

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  30. Looks perfect,lovely presentation!

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