Badaam Ka Halwa (Indian Almond delight)

Badaam Ka Halwa (Indian Almond delight)

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Servings: 8
Calories: 812


  • 1.1 lb Almonds badaam, blanched, chopped
  • 7 oz Ghee
  • 7 floz Milk
  • 1 lb Sugar
  • 1 tsp Green cardamom choti elaichi powder
  • a few strands Saffron kesar
  • Silver leaf varq, optional


  • In a food processor, grind the almonds with a little milk to make a fine paste.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan. Add the almond paste and cook on medium heat until light golden.
  • Add milk and sugar, continue to cook for 10 - 15 minutes more till the moisture evaporates and the mixture becomes thick. Remove from heat. Add green cardamom powder and saffron.
  • To serve cold, spread on a greased tray, cut into small squares and decorate with silver leaf. To serve hot, ladle individual portions on to dessert plates and decorate with silver leaf.
Calories: 812 kcal
Carbohydrates: 72 g
Protein: 14 g
Fat: 56g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 66 mg
Sodium: 13 mg
Potassium: 478 mg
Fiber: 8 g
Sugar: 60 g
Vitamin A: 43 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 195 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Dishes Puddings
Cuisine Indian
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