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Recipes,Indian sweets,Desserts


Jul 31, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

When it comes to desserts you cannot go wrong with our Badam Halwa or Almond Halwa recipe by Chef Preetha. Made with almonds, melted sugar, ghee and topped with aromatic saffron, get ready to enjoy a luscious Badam Halwa for dessert.

INGREDIENTS

    1 cup milk
    A large pinch Saffron
    1 cup Almonds, soaked in water for few hours and peeled
    1 cup Sugar
    ¼ cup water
    ¾ cup Ghee
    ¼ tsp Cardamom powder
    Pinch of edible camphor

DIRECTIONS

– Soak saffron in some milk.
– Blend almonds with remaining milk to a semi coarse/smooth paste.
– In a deep pan, combine sugar and water. Boil till sugar dissolves.
– Reduce flame, add almond paste and keep stirring till mixture starts to thicken.
– Start adding ghee, little by little and cook on low flame till ghee gets absorbed. Add saffron.
– When ghee starts to ooze out and the mixture starts to swirl in the pan, switch off the flame. Add cardamom powder and camphor. Mix well and serve.

About Preetha SrinivasanFollow On

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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