Almonds (badam ) - 1 cup
Sugar - 1 cup (to taste)
Saffron - a pinch (optional)
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Milk - 1 cup
Ghee - 3 tbsp
Rose water - few drops (optional)
Wash and soak almond in lot of water for 4 hours.
Peel off the skin and rinse them. If you have blanched almonds, you can skip this step and soak them for about 2 to 3 hours.
Take a blend almond, sugar, cardamoms, saffron with milk add it
To a smooth paste
Heat a nonstick pan or heavy bottom pan, add half of the ghee, add the ground paste and cook till the halwa thickens, constantly stirring otherwise it will get burnt
In between add few tsp ghee in intervals and stir
When it reaches a desired consistency , switch off and add a spoon of ghee
You can adjust the consistency, you can add more milk.now ready to Serve.