How To Make Badam Halva

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Recipe prepared by Smt Jhansi Lakshmi
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna

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Badam halva is a mouth watering delicious sweet. In this recipe, Mrs.Jhansi used badam, whole milk and little food colour. This is very easy to prepare. Here are the step by step instructions.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Soaking time (badam): 2-3 hours
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Main ingredient: Badam
Serves: 3-4
1 bowl measurement: 200 ml


Soaked badam: 1 bowl
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Boiled whole milk: 1 & 1/2 bowl

Food colour: a pinch
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Corn flour: 1/2 bowl
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Cardamom: 4

Sugar: 1 and 1/2 bowl (adjust according to sweetness required)

Water: 1 & 1/2 bowl

Clarified butter (ghee): 2 tbsp


Grease the plate with ghee and keep it aside
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Add a pinch of food colour (we used green) to 1/2 bowl milk. Keep it aside
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Lightly blend soaked badam with 2-3 tbsp cooled boiled milk (it should not become a paste). Keep it aside
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Step 1: Add and boil 1 & 1/2 bowl sugar to 1 & 1/2 bowl water in high flame
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Step 2: Add 1 tbsp milk to sugar syrup when melted, doing so milk will absorb the dirt present in sugar
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Filter it and boil the syrup up to 5 minutes in high flame, then add cardamom powder with out its skin
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Step 3: Add 1/2 bowl milk to badam paste and slowly add badam milk to sugar syrup by stirring it continuously for 1 minute in high flame 
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Then add 1 tbsp ghee to it and cook for 1 minute
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Step 4: Add the coloured milk to boiling syrup
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Step 5: Add 1/2 bowl corn flour to remaining milk 
Mix well and add to cooking mixture. Let it cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes till halva gets closer
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Step 6: Add 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee) to halva, mix it once
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Turn off the flame and keep it on a greased plate
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Sweet and tasty badam halva is ready :)

Can consume it hot or can make into pieces
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For pieces, let the halva come to room temperature and cut it to desired shapes
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