Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Quick Almond Burfi

Almond Burfi is a sweet dish and this is one of the easiest way to prepare burfi in5 to 10 minutes. Preparing Burfi is a long procedure. This particular recipe is done in very easy way. I have seen one of my friend preparing quick almond burfi. I too have prepared this many time. Each time its yummy burfi time.

You all know kids love to have these burfi and elders do not mind munching them now and then. It is one of the party dish too. You can have them at any time of the day.
Lets see some benefits of eating Almonds in our diet. 
Almonds are nutritious nuts and they are loaded with healthy benefits. They are loaded with minerals. Almonds are rich in vitamin E, Calcium, magnesium and potassium. Almonds are a significant source of protein and fiber. They are low in sugar. It is low in saturated fat no cholesterol or salt. They are good for heart health.They are good for people who want to loose weight. They also help to control diabetes. Almonds also help to regulate the blood sugar level in our body.
It is easy to prepare, no soaking, no peeling off the skin. Try it out . You all love it.

Things Needed :

Almonds : 1 Cup
Sugar : 1 Cup
Milk Powder : 1 Tablespoon
Water : 1/4 Cup
Cardamom : 3 to 4 pods (Optional)
Ghee : 1 Tablespoon

Method :

1. Remove the seeds from cardamom.
2. Dry grind almonds and cardamom seeds till it turn into powder. Remove from the mixi jar and keep it aside.
3. Keep a pan on the fire. Add water and sugar. Mix it well. Let the sugar melt nicely.
4. Sugar syrup starts bubble. Let the syrup gets one string consistency.
5. Add powdered almonds to the sugar syrup. and keep stirring.
6. It starts to leave the pan. Stir little more. Add milk powder and stir for another 3 to 4 minutes. (On low flame).
7. Now put the mixture in a ghee spread tray. Allow it to cool for 3 to 4 minutes.
8. Cut it according to your wish and serve tasty burfi.

Note : 

You can add more ghee if you wish. (Optional). Do the whole process on low flame. You can also add half portion of cashew (half cup almonds - half cup cashew nuts).  ( I have not added cashews here). Let the sugar melt and mix it nicely, then you add the almond -cardamom mixture.
Time : 15 minutes.
Serrves : 15 small pieces. (pieces according to your wish).


  1. Festivals are around thanks for sharing this lovely recipe

    1. Thanks Amrita Roy...thought of the recipe to add to festival feast...

  2. This looks so YUMMY. beautifully written :)

  3. This looks so YUMMY. beautifully written

  4. Very neatly explained with the photos. Thank you!! So many festivals roudn the corner....Helps a lot!!

  5. Almond burfi looks delicious I love to make it.

  6. I made this today and it came out well and only few pieces were left before I could take photo :P Thanks a lot for posting this easy receipe Nalini Somayaji madam :) Only small change I did to the receipe is substituting milk powder with milk cream.

    1. Thank you svc..for the compliments and I am very happy to note ..You all liked ....and thanks you to write the lovely comments....

  7. I made this almond burfi today and it came out well and onlyfew pieces were left before I could take photo :P Thanks a lot for posting this easy receipe Nalini Somayaji madam :) Only small change I did to the receipe is substituting milk powder with milk cream.

  8. Hi, I made this burfi on this Sunday, come out very well and tasty too, exactly 15 mins it took for me to make 1/2kg almond burfi. Thank you for this postings. expect many more from you in due course.

  9. Thank you Geetha Kalkur..for the lovely comment..I am very happy to note you all liked it ..thanks once again ....

  10. Namaskara Naliyiniyavare
    Nim blog thumba chennagi roopisiddiri thumba khushi aythu mathu ee badami burfi nodi bayalli nirutha ide khanditha praythnisuththene dhanyavadagalu

    1. Namaskaara Vishku....seeing you here after a long time...You ppl really inspired me and here I am today...Thank you for encouraging ...Try maadi Almond burfi na chennagirutte..swalpa try maadi


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My name is Nalini Somayaji. Teaching is my profession. Cooking is my passion. Reading, travelling, visiting new places, having fun with kids are some of the hobbies I can say. My recipes are Healthy, quick, easy and simple. Grown up being a traditional family member I love and respect Indian culture and traditions. Love classical dance and music.
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