From our childhood, diwali festival means cracking fireworks and eating sweets. If there is no sweet prepared then festival is not fulfilled. Which ever house you visit you will find at least one variety of sweet. Among all Diwali Sweets i used to like Badam ka seera as its soft and melting.
Almonds (soaked overnight) – 1 1/2 cup
Milk (hot) – 3 cups
Ghee – 250 gm
Sugar – 1/2 to 1/3 cup
Preparation of Badam Ka Seera:
- Peel the almonds, and grind to fine paste.
- Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add the paste
- Cook on first high flame and then slim flame, stirring continuosly until the paste turns light brown
- You will notice aromatic smell coming out of the fry then carefully pour hot milk and stir.
Tip: Since the mixture tends to splatter, it is recommended to use long spatula
- When the mixture thickens, add the sugar and cook on solw flame
- Stir continously until ghee begins to separate.
- Badam ka seera is ready. Decorate with chopped nuts and serve hot.