3/4 cup badam / almonds
1 cup hot water
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tbsp saffron milk
4 cardamom / elaichi powdered
2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
Note: 1 cup = 255 ml
It is indeed a challenge to choose the dishes you want to cook for special occasions. Particularly, Indian dishes have so many sweet snacks that belong to the top of the list. Badam burfi or almond burfi belongs to that category. Badam burfi is one of the Indian sweets prepared with ground almonds and sugar syrup. You may also choose a replacement for sugar, one that everyone can savor to their heart’s content.
Burfis can be eaten as a snack, or you can serve it as a dessert after the main course. Burfi just like many other Indian sweets is prepared during Indian festivals. If you ever happen to visit friends or relatives during festivals like Diwali, Navaratri and Ganesh Chaturthi, you will find Badam burfi in the menu of most households, especially in northern and southern India.
- Almonds contain a large number of nutrients. They are filled with antioxidants, and high in Vitamin E.
- Almonds help you control blood sugar. Magnesium which helps in controlling the blood pressure levels are present in almonds as well. It is also known to lower cholesterol levels. People who want to have a calorie control diet can eat almonds, eating almonds reduces hunger.
How to make Badam Burfi Recipe
Tip: You can use edible silver leaf for decoration.