Almond Diyas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200g - almonds, soaked, peeled
  • 120g - sugar, powdered
  • Few drops of yellow colour

How to Make Almond Diyas

  • Grind almonds to a very fine paste.
  • Mix sugar and almond paste, in a heavy pan.
  • Cook the paste, while stirring continuously.
  • Take care not to let it stick to bottom and burn.
  • Cook till a soft lump forms, and begins to leave sides of pan.
  • Take off fire, allow it to cool.
  • Take half mixture, add yellow colour, mix till well blended.
  • Shape the remaining plain almond lump into diyas either with freehand, or with help of mould.
  • Fill the cavity with the yellow mixture, smoothen surface with the back of a spoon.
  • Cover outer surface with silver foil, or decorate as desired.
  • Allow the sweet to cool either in a cool dry place or in fridge till well set.
  • Decorate or store in airtight container.