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Badam Halwa

Sarah & Safiyah
A rich dessert made using almonds and cashew nuts!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Hollow pan to hold milk
  • Blender
  • Pressure Cooker


  • 250 grams almonds
  • 100 grams cashew nuts
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ cup chana dal
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • saffron
  • orange Food coloring


  • In a pressure cooker, add chana dal with about 1 and ½ cups of water and let boil for 30 minutes
  • Meanwhile, add ghee on a medium flame in a pan
  • In a blender, put boiled and peeled almonds, cashew nuts, and cooked chana dal with water to blend into a paste
  • Add this paste to the pan and cook in a low flame
  • Let this cook for about half an hour and then add sugar while continuously stirring the mixture
  • Add milk and let the mixture cook until it thickens
  • Add saffron and food coloring and let it cook
Keyword Almond Halwa, Badam Halwa, Badam Ka Halwa