Badam ka Halwa

Badam ka Halwa

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बादाम का हलवा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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A delicacy rooted in Indian tradition, Badam Halwa is indispensable for celebrations of any kind. It is good to have on normal days too! Infact, grandmas unfailingly advice their grandchildren to have a spoonful of this wholesome halwa every morning, all through the winter. This is one delicious morning ritual nobody would want to skip! This all-time favourite winter recipe is, of course, a bit rich, so you cannot have more than a few spoons at a time. Worry not, you can stash this safely into the freezer and have some everyday, especially in the winters. In this particular recipe, we have added a bit of whole wheat flour to get a crunchy effect and also prevent the formation of ghee on top of the halwa, so don’t forget to add it.

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Badam ka Halwa recipe - How to make Badam ka Halwa

Soaking time:  8 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups (8 0.25 cup )
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  1. Combine the almonds and enough water in a deep bowl and soak for 8 hours. Drain and de-skin the almonds. Keep aside.
  2. Blend the almonds in a mixer to a coarse mixture without using any water or milk. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the almond mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile combine the milk and ½ cup of water in a deep pan and boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep aside.
  5. Add the whole wheat flour to the almond mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the milk-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  7. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  8. Add the saffron, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  9. Switch off the flame, add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  10. Serve warm garnished with the almond slivers or store in an air-tight container.

Nutrient values per 0.25 cup
Energy282 cal
Protein3.5 g
Carbohydrates20.4 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat20.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A135 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.6 mg
Vitamin C0.2 mg
Folic Acid1.5 mcg
Calcium68.7 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium3.8 mg
Potassium20.4 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Badam ka Halwa
 on 16 Jul 17 02:41 PM

It was eat
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
17 Jul 17 08:25 AM
Badam ka Halwa
 on 14 May 17 11:56 AM

I tried thus receipe and everyone liked it so much. Very quick and easy to make and delicious in taste. Thank you for the same????
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Tarla Dalal    Really glad to hear that Komal. Do keep trying more and more recipes and share you feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
Edited after original posting.
15 May 17 09:07 AM
Badam ka Halwa
 on 14 May 17 11:54 AM

I tried dis halwa n evry1 lyked it. Very easy to make n delicious in taste ??thank u so much.??
Badam ka Halwa
 on 17 Dec 16 11:23 AM

I tried the recipe and it turned out too good. I loved it. I m pregnant and it is very healthy for me.thank u so much
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Tarla Dalal    Congrats Pooja on the your pregnancy and glad you liked the recipe. We have lots of Pregnancy recipes online.
17 Dec 16 11:27 AM
Badam ka Halwa
 on 26 Oct 16 04:09 PM

A very delicious sweet. Everyone liked it.Thank you!!!
Badam ka Halwa
 on 06 Oct 16 07:48 PM

I made this recipe tuned out excellent....thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Suruchi, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
07 Oct 16 08:36 AM
Badam ka Halwa
 on 10 Sep 16 06:09 PM

This sweet is very easy to make and this is the all time great with minimum sweet. Well I have enjoyed it and thank you.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Subramanyam, we are delighted you loved the Badam ka Halwa recipe and it came out perfectly. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
12 Sep 16 09:33 AM
Badam ka Halwa
 on 14 Jan 14 02:11 PM

Love the touch of cardamom in this divine halwa.
Badam ka Halwa
 on 15 Oct 13 11:08 AM

Edited after original posting.
Badam ka Halwa
 on 07 Feb 12 05:56 PM

Hi Tarla, Badam ka Halwa turned out very well. It was so easy to make. But I had to use more than 1/3 cup of milk to grind almond to smooth paste. I had soaked almonds in water for more than 4 hours. YM