Badam Halwa


Badam halwa is a rich, delicious, nutty South Indian melt-in-your-mouth halwa made with just three three ingredients. A tasty almond recipe can help boost brain function, improve muscles, stimulate the liver, and increase life expectancy.

Prep Time: 4 Hours
Total Time: 4 Hours 15 minutes
Serves: 4 Persons


  • ½ cup Badam (soaked)
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 3 Tbsp Condensed milk (optional)
  • 1 pinch Saffron or yellow food Colour
  • 1 Powdered Cardamom /Elaichi


  1. Soak the almonds for 3 to 4 hours. Peel the skin and blend it into a smooth paste with 1/4 cup milk or water.
  2. Take a heavy-bottomed pan, add sugar and 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil until sugar dissolves.
  3. To avoid lumps, add the ground paste and stir thoroughly.
  4. Mix condensed milk, saffron or food colour soaked in lukewarm milk and powdered elaichi together. And now add it to the pan. Keep stirring for 4 minutes.
  5. Add a tsp of ghee in regular intervals and keep stirring until the halwa leaves the pan.
  6. Pour the mixture into a greased plate and set aside to cool.

Serving Suggestions

Sprinkle chopped dry fruits. Top it with ghee & serve hot!

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Saumya Singh

Saumya is a writing enthusiast & a lover of literature who enjoys to write and tell stories. She holds a Master’s degree in English and has a keen interest in the world of Ayurveda.

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