Badam Halwa


Ingredients:

  • Almonds (badam), soaked for 4 hours – 2 and 1/2 cups
  • Ghee – 1 and 1/4 cups
  • semolina (suji) 1 tbsp
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Saffron (kesar) , dilutes – 1 tsp
  • Pistachios(pista), blanches, chopped – 20 gm

Preparation:

  1. Peel and grind the almonds to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat the ghee in a big wok; add the semolina aand almond paste; saute on low heat for about 30 minutes.
  3. When the paste becomes light brown, add the water and sugar; cook on high heat, stirring briskly for 4-5 minutes. The consistency should be semi-thick and the texture should be soft.
  4. Garnish with saffron and pistachios.
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