Thursday, April 12, 2012

Badam Halwa or Almond Halwa and awards

Spring season,lovely season but  change of climate, sickness, allergies and holidays made a delay in my postings ...

 Happy Tamil new year... Nandana ...
Happy Vishu ....Kerala New year
Almonds 1 cup
Milk 1 cup
Ghee 1 cup
Sugar 2 cups(adjust accordingly)
Safforn color Pinch

1. Soak almonds in water for 8 -10 hours.
2. Remove the peels of the almond (or you could buy peeled almonds / almond powder)
3. Make into a smooth paste by adding little water.
4. Mix little water to sugar till string consistency is reached. (Add little  water in a pan and mix sugar well after 5 min take one drop of the liquid between fingers it if you separate thumb and index finger it will form a string)
5. Add almond paste to the sugar mixture.
6.Add milk and ghee ,cook till it becomes thick .
7. When the paste becomes thick add ghee, color and cardamom powder.
8. Fry cashew and raisins in ghee and garnish it.
Thanks to Follow foodie for having shared  the lovely award with me ... thank you so much  I pass on the awards to my friend.

Liebster means dearest in german and as with any award,there is bit of ceremony involved....

1. Copy and paste the award on your blog. Link back to the blogger who gave you the award.
2. Pick your five favorite blogs with less than 200 followers who deserve to be noticed and leave a comment on their blog to let them know they have received the award.
3. Hope that the five blogs chosen will keep spreading the love and pass it on to five more blogs.
4. Now it is my turn to give this award to five food bloggers. I would like to pass on this award to
a.  Preethi of Preethi Kitchen  
b. Anu of Achusammaskitchen
c. Ramya of Ramyasrecipe
d. Mahi of Mahiarunskitchen
e. Rasi of Vegetarian food and me


Shobha said...

Happy new year !
Nice and rich badam halwa...

Mahi said...

தமிழ்ப் புத்தாண்டு வாழ்த்துக்கள்!

Congrats on your award, n thanks a ton for sharing it with me! :)

Halwa looks delicious! :P :P

Lavanya T R said...

Looks perfect and congrats for the award :)

Follow foodie said...

Looks delicious!
Love this and congrats!

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Lovely halwa and very Happy New Year to you.

Tina said...

Delicious halwa..

Rasi said...

this is my fav most halwa.. my patti would make this for me :).. congrats in your award & thanks for sharing it with me ..thanks a bunch :)

misha said...

Lovely recipe... Happy Tamil puttandu and happy Vishu :)

Preeti Garg said...

love this halwa... and thanks a ton for lovly award

Julie said...

Happy New Year !!Yummy delicious almond halwa,Sriya:-) ONGOING EVENT- "Mint & Coriander seeds" (EP Series-Apr)
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Roshni said...

I love this halwa... yum yum

maha said...

delicious inviting halwa.

Rosh said...

Congrats on the wonderful award :) Loved the recipe for the halwa. Sounds yummy!

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faseela said...

Yummy Halwa...congrats dear....

Achu's Amma's Kitchen said...

congrats and thank u dear for sharing the awad.halwa looks great

Ramya said...

lovely halwa for festive season..thanks for sharing the award..pls do participate in my kerala kitchen event