Almond Sweet (Badam Halwa)

Almond Sweet

Method:

Dissolve sugar in water over low heat, then bring to the boil.
Add almonds, rose water, butter or ghee, then keep stirring.
When mixture thickens, pour into a shallow dish and sprinkle the crushed cardamom seeds on top.
Leave to cool before cutting into squares or diamond shapes.
Decorate with cherries.

Ingredients:

  • 230g (6 tah) sugar
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 180g (4.5 tah) ground almonds
  • 180g (4.5 tah) butter or ghee
  • 2 tsp rose water
  • 6 cardamons – remove seeds from pod and crush them
  • pinch of salt