Recipe of Badam Halwa

Badaam Ka Halwa
Badam Ka Halwa

Everyone know the benefits of almond. This recipe is about a dessert that is made with almonds, a special winter treat. Badam Halwa a delicacy rooted in Pakistani tradition, Badam Halwa is indispensable for celebrations of any kind. It is good to have on normal days too.


  • 1/2 cup almonds, soaked overnight
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • For the garnish
  • 2 to 3 almonds, peeled and sliced

How To Make Badaam Ka Halwa

  1. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over the almonds. Leave aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain and remove the skins of the almonds.
  3. Purée the almonds with 4 tablespoons of milk to a smooth paste in a blender.
  4. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai and add the almond purée. Cook over a slow flame while stirring continuously till the mixture turns golden brown (approx. 15 minutes).
  5. Boil together the remaining milk with 4 tablespoons of water, add to the almond mixture and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Add the sugar and cardamom powder and cook till the sugar has dissolved, while stirring continuously.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with the almonds.
Badam Ka Halwa
Badam Ka Halwa