Badam (Almond) Halwa

by Amrutam India

Badaam halwa is one of the quickest and easiest dishes to make. It's considered as one of the best Indian desserts and is usually a part of all special meals. The aroma and taste of it enhanced by Desi ghee used in it. Ghee holds a special place as until you see ghee floating on top the halwa is not rich enough.


½ cup Almonds (Badaam)

¼ cup Milk

1 ½ tbsp Amrutam Desi Cow Ghee

¼ cup Sugar

2 tbsp Saffron Milk

¼ tsp Cardamom Powder

Few chopped Dry Fruits


  • Soak ½ cup almonds for 3 to 4 hours or overnight and peel its skin.

  • Add ¼ cup milk and the peeled badaam in a blender, grind to a smooth paste, and transfer the paste into a large pan (kadai).

  • Add one tbsp of Amrutam Desi cow ghee and saute for a minute on low to medium flame.

  • Add ¼ cup sugar and saute continuously till the sugar dissolves completely.

  • Now, add 2 tbsp saffron milk and stir, keeping the flame on low-medium, till the mixture thickens.

  • Add the remaining portion of AmrutamDesi cow ghee and stir till the mixture separates the pan and ghee oozes out from sides.

  • Add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.


  • To prepare saffron milk, soak a few threads of saffron in 2 tbsp of warm milk for 10 minutes.

  • Ready saffron milk available at your nearest store will work, too.

  • For an enhanced flavour, just add another tbsp of saffron milk.

Garma garam halwa taiyaar hai! Garnish it with few chopped nuts and satiate your senses with this tasty dessert.
This delectable dessert is best cooked with Amrut desi cow ghee which enhances the flavours of the dish manifold. It is free from machine and chemicals, is the complete package of health and taste in a jar. Order your jar of ghee today!