Friday, October 16, 2009

Badam Burfi

Deepavali is the festival of lights. A festival, that fills light, inspiration, hope and joy in every household. Among the popular Deepavali festivities is distributing sweets to friends and family, thus sharing and spreading prosperity. Almond burfi or badam burfi is the perfect sweets for Deepavali. Simple to make, rich to present and sweet to savour, it completes the meaning of a celebration, a Deepavali.

Preparation time: 30-45 mins.


(Badam) 200 gms
Sugar 100gms
Cardamom powder (Elaichi) 1tsp
Ghee 3tsp
Silver paper 1 sheet


Soak almonds for 4-5hours. Dry and peel them. Grind the almonds into a fine powder.Fry for 2 mins in a tsp of ghee.

In a kadai/pan(Bandli/mookudu), melt the sugar. Once the sugar melts, add the almond powder, a tsp of cardamom powder and ghee to make a thick paste of batter consistency.

Pour the mix into a flat vessel or plate and spread uniform and smooth. Cover with silver sheet. Cut into diamond shaped cakes.

Badam burfi or almond burfi is an amazing sweet that goes well in a lunch/dinner menu and can also be served along with evening snacks and tea. Of course it can also be had whenever the heart is happy as that’s a reason enough for celebration..

Wishing everyone a very Happy and sweet Deepavali that brings prosperity and success to all


Pavan said...

Cheekati velugula rangeli... jeevithame oka Deepavali!!

Pratnee said...

Thank God, you din't sing aloud your other aanimuthyam's:P

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