Thursday, March 1, 2012

Badam(almond) da halwa.... A Punjabi Delicacy

Almond halwa

Wheat semolina(rava)-1 cup
Sugar-1 cup
Almond-1/2 cup(chopped and preserve 3-4 for garnishing)
Almond essence-1tsp
Ghee(clarified butter)-3/4 cup
Saffron(Kesar)- few strands


  • Boil milk and almond chopped until almond cooks well.
  • Heat 1/2 cup Ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.Add rava and roast till its light brown.
  • Now add the boiled milk and cook covered for few seconds on a low heat.
  • Add sugar and saffron and stir well.Cook till the sugar is dissolved and almost dry and switch off the gas
  • Now pour the remaining ghee and cardamom powder(instead of cardamom you can add almond essence) and mix well.
  • Garnish with remaining almonds and serve hot.

Badam da Halwa


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