How to make Saeb aur Badam ka Halwa -

Almonds add a delicious richness to this apple halwa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Apples (saeb) , Khoya / Mawa

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Saeb aur Badam ka Halwa

Saeb aur Badam ka Halwa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Saeb aur Badam ka Halwa Recipe

  • Apples (saeb) peeled and grated 4

  • Khoya / Mawa grated 1/2 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Almonds blanched peeled and ground 1/2 cup

  • Slivered almonds Few blanched peeled for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add ground almonds and sauté for 10 minutes or till lightly browned.

Step 2

Add grated apples and cook on low heat stirring continuously.

Step 3

Add sugar and green cardamom powder and cook till sugar dissolves.

Step 4

Add khoya and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with almond slivers and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.