Friday, December 9, 2011

Butterless Almond Halwa


I prepared this halwa without adding butter or ghee. I just greased my hand to roll into balls.
This was prepared in microwave oven and I used a glass bowl, without greasing the bowl I pour the mixture in it. You can add a pinch of saffron also, as my kids don’t like the taste of it I just avoided it. Adding ghee roasted cashews and raisins also adds more taste to it. The only difficult task in it is the almond peeling job. So make your kids engage in it. I made my kids also to help me in it. There was a competition between them that who will peel more, they enjoyed it well. So the peeling part also came so easy.



Ingredients
Almond/Badam: 2 cups
Sugar: 1 cup
Milk: 3 cups
Cardamom: 4

Method of Preparation
Soak almond for 5-6 hrs.
Peel the almonds.
Grind the almonds by adding sugar, milk and cardamom to a smooth paste.
Empty this into an oven proof glass bowl. (Take a big bowl so that it will not over flow from it while boiling.)
Micro wave to about 20 minutes or till it become a texture that you can roll it.
Stir in between while microwaving it.
Take it out when it is done. When cooled roll it to small balls.
You can garnish by keeping raisins at the center. (This step is not necessary)
Instead of rolling to balls you can transfer to greased tray/plate while it is hot and cut into square pieces when cools.




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24 comments:

Kavi said...

wow.. guilt free halwa!

Do link it to my event > Jingle All The Way if possible

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Tina said...

healthy and delicious halwa...

Uma said...

Very delicious. Butterless fact is pulling me in!

Suja said...

Tempting halwa..bookmarked.

Aarthi said...

delicious one..you have made it perfectly

Santosh Bangar said...

healthy......

Nalini's Kitchen said...

delicious and tempting halwa,bookmarked...

Julie said...

Lovely n perfect,feel like grabbing it from screen..
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Priya said...

Incredible halwa, butterless sounds absolutely fantastic.

Sensible Vegetarian said...

This looks so delicious, nice one.

divya said...

healthy and delicious halwa...

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious faseela :)

PriyaVaasu said...

Healthy n Tasty halwa!!

Reva said...

Halwa without ghee.. that is super delicious..:)
Lovely sweet treat..:))
Glad to have found your blog and feels nice to be connected..:))
Reva

shwetha said...

excellent recipe.thanks for sharing.
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Sudha said...

Absolutely delectable and a wonderful comfort food!Thanks so much for sharing the recipe,Faseela:)

Anzz said...

Delicious recipe, very tempting and perfectly made. Thanx for sharing.

Christy Gerald said...

Perfectly done and a wonderful almond halwa Dear.Luv it.Yummy.

Maayeka said...

very healthy and super delicious looking sweet..I must try this way...

alex di 'food 4 thought' said...

Hello Faseela, I came across your blog thanks to the Very Good Recipes White Christmas challenge. Great find!
I love middle eastern food and your blog is a great source of very interesting recipes. I shall keep in touch.

Kavi said...

Thanx for linking ;)

Kavi said...

Thanks so much for participating in Jingle All The Way. I’ve posted the Roundup here. Do have a look.
Also, I’m hosting Kid's Delight - Something Sweet for Jan 16th-Feb15th 2012. I would love to have your posts linked there. :-)
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Renu navin paliwal said...

very good recipe

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