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Almond Burfi | Badam Kesar Burfi

Badam Kesar Burfi is is delicious sweet that can be prepared within 20 minutes. Almonds flour is used for this Burfi, which makes it easy and quick to prepare. Burfi stays good for weeks and perfect for Diwali, navaratri and make - ahead sweet.
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Course: Burfi
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Author: Vidya Srinivasan


  • Almond flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1 + 1/2 cup
  • Water - 3/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Saffron - 1/8 teaspoon
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  • Place parchment paper on tray/ plate and grease it with ghee
  • In a wide heavy bottomed pan add sugar, cardamom powder and water. Cook on medium flame
  • Once the sugar syrup starts bubbling (boiling) add the almond flour. Stir it well initially to remove the lumps
  • Continue cooking and stir once in a while
  • Once the almond mixture starts boiling(bubbling) add butter and continue cooking
  • Switch off when the mixture becomes like a mass and leaves the pan. Transfer immediately to the greased plate
  • After the burfi is cooled down a bit cut into desired shape. Transfer into container after it is cooled completely


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  1. Food color can be added if preferred
  2. Almond extract can be added for extra flavour
  3. Nuts can be sprinkled
  4. Ghee can be used instead of butter
  5.  Burfi starys good for 2 weeks
  6.  Regular almonds can be used instead of almond flour. Soak and peel the skin. Dry roast the almost a bit till the wet texture goes and pulse it
  7. If burfi is cut after a longtime it might be difficult to cut it with a proper shape
  8. If you over cook the burfi and it become crumbs after transferring into a try. Grind the crumb with little milk and cook it again and cut into shape
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