Almond Kova Burfi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250g - almonds
  • 300g - sugar
  • 100g - pure kova (fresh kova without sugar)
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • Pinch of saffron
  • 40g - pure ghee
  • 1/2 cup - milk for grinding

How to Make Almond Kova Burfi

  • Soak dry almonds in boiling water (do not boil water with almonds) for 8-10 mins.
  • Then, peel off the almond skin.
  • Dry grind the entire quantity to powder form.
  • Take small quantities of the powdered almonds and grind to thick paste by adding very small quantity of milk.
  • Transfer the ground thick paste of almonds to a frying pan.
  • Add 300g sugar to the thick paste.
  • Add saffron strands and cardamom powder.
  • Mix well and heat gently at the same time stirring continuously till the entire mass becomes thick and does not stick to the sides of the pan.
  • Take the pan away from the stove and add 100g pure kova and mix well.
  • Allow it to gradually cool till the entire mass becomes thick.
  • Keep stirring till it is almost lukewarm.
  • Smear ghee on to a flat plate.
  • Transfer the entire mass on to the plate and roll it with the help of a balon (Chapati roller) uniformly.
  • When cool, cut into diamond-shaped burfies.
  • This recipe makes approximately 40 pieces of pure almond kova burfies.