Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Flour Burfi | Badam Flour Katli

Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi With Almond Flour



Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Badam katli recipe | almond burfi recipe | almond flour burfi | badam flour katli is a traditional Indian sweet made during festivals such as Diwali, Holi, and Navaratri. Almond burfi with almond flour is a rich and wholesome dessert. Irresistibly delicious in taste. It has a soft texture that is so addictive to eat and the mild sweet flavor would surely make you crave for more katlis.

The term burfi is derived from the Persian word barf, which means snow. It is a type of fudge or mithai that is usually made from powdered nuts like almonds, cashews, pistachios, walnuts, etc. This version of badam katli is a vegan recipe, an Indian style almond fudge which is semi-dry on the outside and has a soft & chewy texture. It is traditionally cut into a diamond shape and the thickness varies from quarter to half-inch in size. In India, katli is sometimes called Katri which means "slice", and burfi is pronounced as barfi, borfi, burfee, etc.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour
    

Almond katli holds a special place in Indian cuisine. It is prepared for many special occasions, parties and also given as a return gift for friends and relatives. It is a delectable dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings.

Badam barfi is very easy and quick to make. So you can prepare this dessert at any time. It has no artificial colors, flavors, chemicals, preservatives, and stays good for a very long time. Some people like to add rose water or rose essence for the flavor. You can also add almond or vanilla essence too. Sometimes I like to add saffron which smells so divine:)


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


The traditional badam katli is prepared by soaking almonds and grinding into a coarse paste using milk or water. Then the almond paste is cooked with sugar and ghee on medium level heat.

Please check out my authentic version of badam burfi, which was posted last year for Diwali. The Kesar badam burfi recipe is an exotic dessert, which is quite easy for a beginner in cooking as it involves no sugar syrup process. The saffron gives a beautiful golden yellowish hue to the burfi, adding lots of ghee helps in getting a soft and melt-in-mouth texture, and cardamom is added to flavor the burfi. A must-try recipe if you are okay with calories:) Take a look at the below picture, Kesar badam burfi is mouthwatering, isn't it?😋



Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


So coming to the badam katli recipe, the ingredients are simple and minimal which includes almond flour, sugar syrup, little ghee/oil, and cardamom powder. The sugar syrup doesn't require string consistency and this dessert can be prepared within 30 minutes.

In this recipe, I have used Bob's Red mill almond flour which was perfect. Similarly, you can use Costco's almond flour too. In case, if the flour is not available in your place, you can make almond flour at home which is easy but time-consuming. So, plan the recipe accordingly!

Also, when you make almond flour at home, be very careful while blending nuts in the mixer or food processor. If you over blend the almonds, it will turn into almond butter instead of flour.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Further, I want to mention the difference between the almond flour and almond meal. The almond flour is blanched and ground into a fine powder, mostly without the skin. For almond meal, the almonds are ground into a coarse powder along with the skin. Both are widely used in the gluten-free baking recipes and paleo diet recipes. Almond flour recipes include almond flour halwa, chocolate burfi with almond flour, almond butter burfi, etc.




There are different variations in making this badam katli recipe. It can be made from condensed milk, almond paste, milk powder, jaggery powder, almond flour, coconut milk, almond meal, gulkand, etc. You can also replace almond flour with cashew flour to make Kaju burfi or Kaju katli. It is also a rich and tasty dessert.

The same procedure can be followed to make the Kaju badam burfi recipe, simply take an equal portion of powdered Kaju flour & almond flour and follow the below procedure to make Kaju badam katli.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Furthermore, almond burfi can be decorated with chandi ka vark or edible silver leaf for a traditional and classic touch. It is commonly used in Indian sweet shops for decorative purposes. It doesn't have any particular taste. You can also decorate the burfi's with slivered almonds, pistachios, or you can simply keep it plain. Alright, let's get into the recipe!

Recipe: Almond Flour Burfi | Badam Flour Katli.


Serves - 16 pieces (Half inch square).
Prep time - 10 min | Cook time - 20 min | Total time - 30 min.
Cuisine - Indian.
Course - Dessert/ Desi sweet.
Festival occasion - Diwali, Holi, Navaratri, etc.
Diet - Vegetarian and Vegan.
Kitchen tools - Non-stick pan, Spatula, tray/plate, and knife.
Author - Pavithra.

Badam burfi ingredients:


1. Almond flour - 2 cup.
2. White Sugar - 1 cup.
3. Water - Half cup.
4. Ghee/oil - 1 to 2 tbsp. 
5. Cardamom - 1/4 tsp (Optional).

Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


How to make badam katli:


1. Add 1 cup of sugar on a non-stick pan and keep the flame on medium. 
2. Pour 1/2 cup water.
3. Add cardamom and saffron flavor. (Note: It is optional). 
4. Mix it well and let the sugar melt on a medium flame.
5. Keep stirring it using a wooden/silicone spatula.
6. Once the sugar syrup starts to boil, immediately add the almond flour. 
7. Stir well until there are no lumps formed.
8. The almond sugar mixture starts to form bubbles
9. Add 1 to 2 tbsp of ghee or any oil. Mix it well.
10. Let the mixture cook on a medium to low flame.
11. Keep stirring by scraping the side of a pan.
12. The mixture starts to boil vigorously.
13. It slowly starts to leave the pan. 
14. The mixture starts to thicken. 

15. It turns into a sticky consistency and halwa like texture. Switch off the flame and keep the pan away from aside. (Note: To test this stage, pinch a small portion and roll it using your oil greased fingers. If it forms a ball without sticking then it is done).

16. Now, keep stirring the mixture in the same pan using a spatula. Stir until it forms a semi-fudgy consistency, you can add a few tbsp of ghee if you want. (Note: In the traditional method, people use their hands to knead the dough mixture into a softball and roll it using a rolling pin. But, I would like to do this process directly on the pan to avoid the mess and trust me it is so much easier and works out perfectly).

17. Put the mixture on an oil/ghee greased tray/plate.
18. Level it up using a spatula and rolling pin. Let it sit for 5 mins. 
19. Slice the burfi into a square or diamond shape.
Here you go, the badam katli is ready to serve. Enjoy!


Tips & tricks to get a perfect badam katli/burfi:


1. The non-stick pan or Kadai works best for this recipe. 

2. Almond flour gives whitish cream katli, but if you use almond meal, it may look brown in color. 

3. You may adjust the sugar as per your sweet preference. 

4. If the mixture becomes dry add some warm water and stir it on a low medium flame until you get the right consistency.

5. Adding ghee helps in getting a soft texture.

6. In case if you add more water, stir it for more time.

7. Store the burfi in an airtight container for up to a month in the refrigerator and 2 to 3 weeks over the counter.

How to make badam burfi step by step photos:


1. Add 1 cup of sugar on a non-stick pan and keep the flame on medium.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


2. Pour 1/2 cup water.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


3. Add cardamom and saffron for flavor. (Note: Both are optional).


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


4. Mix well and let the sugar melt on a medium-high flame.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


5. Keep stirring it using a wooden/silicone spatula.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


6. Once the sugar syrup starts to boil, immediately add the almond flour. (Note: String consistency is not required).


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


7. Stir well until there are no lumps formed.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


8. The almond flour mixture starts to cook and turns frothy.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


9. Pour 1 to 2 tbsp of ghee or oil. Mix it well.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


10. Let the mixture cook on a medium to low flame.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


11. Keep stirring the mixture by scraping the sides of a pan.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


12. The mixture starts to boil.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


13. It slowly starts to leave the pan.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


14. Keep stirring the mixture and scrape the sides.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


15. Now the mixture starts to reduce in size.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


16. The mixture starts to thicken.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


17. It turns into a sticky consistency and halwa like texture. Switch off the flame and keep the pan away from the heated burner. (Note: To test this stage, pinch a small portion and roll it using your oil greased fingers. If it forms a ball without sticking then it is done).


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


18. Now, keep stirring the mixture in the same pan using a spatula. Stir until it forms a semi-fudgy consistency, you can add a few tbsp of ghee if you want.

(Note: In the traditional method, people use their palm to knead the dough mixture into a softball and roll it using a rolling pin. But, I would like to do this process directly on the pan to avoid the mess and trust me it is so much easier and works out perfectly).


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


19. Put the mixture on an oil/ghee greased tray/plate.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


20. Level it up using a spatula or rolling pin. Let it sit for 5 mins.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


21. Use a greased knife to slice into a square or diamond shape. Take out the pieces once it cools down.


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Here you go, the badam katli is ready to serve. Enjoy!


Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Health benefits of Almonds:

  • Low in glycemic index.
  • High in monounsaturated fats.
  • Rich in biotin, vitamin B2, copper, Manganese.
  • Rich in prosperous and magnesium.
  • It is alkaline in nature and helps in reducing the ph levels in the body.
  • It helps in getting strong bones and teeth.
  • Prevents tooth decay.
  • Reduces in developing the risk of osteoporosis.
  • It increases nutrient absorption.
  • It helps in controlling blood sugar.
  • It contains healthy fats that help in weight loss.
  • Fiber-rich food.
  • It prevents from overeating of carbs.
  • Great source of Vitamin E and antioxidants. 
  • Good for skin and hair growth.
(*taken from Google & Wikipedia).



Badam Katli Recipe | Almond Burfi Recipe With Almond Flour


Badam burfi calories:




(*Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate). 


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  1. AnonymousJuly 02, 2020

    Looking so delicious. What a wonderful presentation with eyes catching pics.!
    Good wishes.

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