Badami Puri

Almonds add a delicate flavour to these sweet puris This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Badami Puri

Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Almond paste
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh,Punjabi
Course Mithais
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Badami Puri

  • 1 cup + for dusting Refined flour (maida)
  • 2-3 tablespoons Almond paste
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespo Ghee
  • as required Milk
  • as required Cloves
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • a pinch Saffron
  • for garnish Mixed nuts chopped


  1. Knead together refined flour, rice flour, almond paste, ¼ tsp cardamom powder and ghee with milk as required to a stiff dough.
  2. Divide the dough into equal portions, dust with some refined flour and roll out into small discs. Brush with some ghee, fold into triangles, roll out and prick all over with a fork. Secure with a clove.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry prepared puris till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat sugar in a non-stick pan. Add sufficient water, saffron and remaining cardamom powder, mix well and cook till a thick syrup is formed.
  5. Soak the fried puris in the sugar syrup, garnish with nuts and serve immediately.