Badam Halwa

5
Vasupradha Raghav-Vasudevan

By
@VasuorPree

My cousin is pregnant with her second kid and all that she likes has to do with Almonds!!
(what better way to celebrate, right??)

Hence I learned this traditional recipe from my mom (an expert at making halwas - the ooey gooey sinful dessert series of India) and converted it to the american standards!!

Hail Halwa and Let's rejoice together...

I am shipping it to her today...it's a complete surprise...don't let her know!! :) :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
20 (maybe!)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

How to Make Badam Halwa

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt Butter in a microwave safe bowl and add saffron to it.
  2. Meanwhile, blend together blanched almonds, milk, condensed milk and sugar and make a fine paste.
  3. Stir in the almond paste with the infused butter and repeat for 20 min:
    1. Microwave the mixture on high for 2 min
    2. remove from the microwave and stir the mixture couple of times (make sure it's thickening)
    3. Repeat from 1
  4. Once the halwa has thickened and reached a good dough-like consistency, set aside for 5 min and serve hot!

    For best results, serve hot with (Home made) Vanilla Ice cream and caramel sauce!!
  5. BLANCHING ALMONDS:

    1. To a microwave safe bowl, add 2 c of almonds and 4 c of water and microwave on high for 4-5 min depending on your machine.

    2. Once done, You can easily remove the skin of the almonds!!

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About Badam Halwa

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy


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