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Bad Am Paak ( Almond Halwa )

  Castor sugar 350 Gram
  Almonds 250 Gram
  Ghee 125 Gram
  Pistachios 50
  Thick cream 1⁄2 Liter
  Milk 1⁄2 Liter
  Rose water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Saffron 1 Gram

1. Boil almonds for ten minutes. Cool, skin and fry in a little ghee till pale pink in colour. Grind with a little rose water and set aside. '
2. Beat cream and milk with a whisk and place in a heavy bottomed vessel over a low flame. Stir non-stop till reduced to half taking care not to allow the bottom to burn. Remove from fire when milk starts to thicken.
3. Dissolve the sugar in half a cup each of plain water and rose water and bring to a boil. Cool and boil again. Add saffron, the sugar water and ground almonds to the cream and mix vigorously.
4. Grease a tray with butter and keep ready.
5. Increase the heat to medium and mix in circular movements till it thickens. Immediately empty into the geased tray and pat the surface to a level thickness.
6. Mark into small squares whilst still warm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 876 Calories from Fat 575

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.2%

Saturated Fat 23.8 g118.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 107 mg35.7%

Sodium 39.9 mg1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.2 g32.8%

Sugars 42.5 g

Protein 18 g36.5%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 20.9% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bad Am Paak ( Almond Halwa ) Recipe