Badam Burfi (Almond Squares)

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
25 mins
Cook
20 mins

This easy-peasy sweet dish is a North Indian speciality that's rich and lick-your-fingers yummy... you can't possibly eat just one! Prep. time includes 20 minutes of cooling.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 1 cup almonds, finely ground
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 12 cup whole milk
  • 1 -2 tablespoon ghee or 1 -2 tablespoon clarified butter (Use ghee for authenticity!)

Directions

  1. Grease a shallow 6x6 inch pan with ghee.
  2. In a frying pan over a low flame, mix almonds, sugar and milk and keep stirring.
  3. After 5 minutes, add ghee.
  4. Continue stirring till the mixture thickens to the consistency of bread batter, and starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  5. Continue stirring for another couple of minutes.
  6. Remove from flame and pour it into the prepared greased pan; smoothen surface of the mixture if necessary.
  7. 20 minutes later, after it partially cools down, cut into 1 inch squares using a knife or pastry cutter.
  8. Cool completely, and store squares in an airtight tin.