Almond Sweet (Badam Halwa)

Almond Sweet


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.


  • 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