Almond Halwa

    30 mins

    A popular Indian sweet that my friend serves during Deepavali. It's easy to make and I love them.


    Washington, United States
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    Serves: 10 

    • 220 g sugar
    • 90 ml water
    • 180 g ground almond meal
    • 180 g ghee
    • 1½ teaspoon rose water
    • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
    • a pinch of salt
    • slivered almonds (optional)

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Dissolve sugar in water over low heat and then bring to a boil. Add the ground almonds, ghee, rose water, ground cardamom and salt. Stir until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and pour into a shallow dish. Sprinkle the top with slivered almonds, if you wish.
    2. Leave to cool and then cut into squares or diamond shapes.

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    A bit expensive ingredients if you live in europe  -  16 Jul 2013