Almonds in Indian Culture

By humdingot on Flickr.

In India, almonds are considered “brain food” for children and almonds are a key ingredient in traditional sweets known as mithai. During the festival of Diwali, almonds are a common gift. The traditional recipe below, from Farina’s Asian Pantry, is for Badam Halwa, a rich and delicious Indian sweet made with pureed almonds and eaten at Diwali. Badam Halwa […]