Gujarati badam pak- almond fudge

6 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 6
250 g milk powder

250 g ground almonds

6 tablespoons ghee

Pinch  saffron

1 teaspoon cardamom  powder

1 tablespoon almond slivers

1 teaspoon poppy seeds (kus kus)

For sugar syrup:

250 g sugar

3/4 cup water

pinch saffron.


  • Add sugar and water to a pan, heat, add pinch saffron and bring to boil. When syrup comes to 1 thread consistency turn off heat and leave to cool.
  • In a heavy bottom pan add the ghee and roast the milk powder on low heat tlll it starts to take on brown colour.
  • Add the ground almonds and continue roasting till a rich aroma fills the room and mixture looks golden brown.(7-8 minutes) Mixture will look fairly dry don't be tempted to add more ghee.
  • Add the cardamom powder and stir. Add the slightly cooled sugar syrup to the roasted mixture,it will start to thicken.
  • Keep stirring mixture till it starts to leave the sides and come together. Transfer mixture to an oiled tray and press it down and smooth with the back of a spoon.
  • Sprinkle poppy seeds (kus kus) and chopped almonds and few saffron strands. Keep aside to cool.
  • Once cool cut to desired shapes.


Gujarati Badam Pak- Almond fudge, photo 1Gujarati Badam Pak- Almond fudge, photo 2


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