Recipe: Badam Cake
1 cup Badam (Almonds)
½ cup Ghee (Clarified, unsalted Butter)
2 cups of Sugar
1 tsp Kesar (Saffron)
1 tbsp Milk
How to make Badam Cake
Keep the almonds soaked in water overnight or keep them soaked in warm water at least for 3-4 hours before peeling off their skin.
Now, peel and grind the almonds with some milk to make a fine paste.
Keep the saffron dissolved in a teaspoon of milk.
Place a cooking pan on medium flame.
Add the almond paste, sugar and 2 tbsp ghee to the pan.
Stir the ingredients well.
Reduce the flame and cook the recipe for 10 more minutes.
Keep stirring and pouring the ghee at regular intervals.
Mix in the dissolved the saffron.
Remove from the heat when it achieves a thick consistency.
Pour the mixture into a greased plate and allow cooling.
Cut into pieces and serve.
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