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Easy Chocolate Coated Badam Roll or Almond Roll made with blanched almond flour or whole almonds! These rolls make the perfect treat for Diwali or any other festive season.

It only requires 15 minutes of your effective time, and if you make almond flour or almond meal, then it only needs 30 minutes of your labor.

chocolate coated badam roll in metal plate with a candle and lights in background

Decorated with chopped nuts, saffron, and rose petals, these rolls are ideal for gifting to your friends and family.

Making this chocolate coated almond flour burfi roll at home is very simple and easy. And anyway, who doesn’t want to treat their loved ones with homemade classic sweets?

Burfi rolls are loved by everyone and these Chocolate Coated Badam Burfi Rolls would become a hit amongst people of all age groups. So make this classic chocolate coated almond roll for this festive season to share with friends & family and the folks in your house would gobble them up in no time! 

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About Chocolate Coated Badam Roll

Badam burfi rolls, Badam Badam Sweet Roll or Kesar Badam Roll have an exquisite melt-in-mouth texture, aromatic flavors, and the gorgeous white chocolate coating. The white chocolate coating in this Indian fusion dessert is a perfect makeover to classic badam roll — it’s the icing on the cake. 

Infused with sweet-scenting cardamom flavor, elegant floral saffron, and rose/kewra aroma, this chocolate covered badam or almond burfi roll has the perfect texture and taste. This sweet dish is a variant of badam katli (almond fudge) where powdered almonds (or badam paste) are cooked with sugar and ghee.

This flavourful and delicious No Cook Indian Badam Burfi Roll is a combination of chocolate truffles and badam burfi. Inspired by the chocolate truffles and Indian burfi, these badam burfi rolls are dipped in saffron, cardamom, and rose-infused white chocolate. These rolls make a delightful festive treat. #indiandessert

This fusion Diwali recipe is made with basic ingredients, such as almond flour, milk powder, cream, sugar, milk, and ghee, and flavorings such as cardamom, saffron, and rose.

To make this sweet almond roll, all you need to do is mix ingredients, shape them into rolls, and dip them into Indian dessert flavor-infused melted white chocolate. 

Badam burfi roll makes a perfect treat for festivals or any special occasion. Don’t they look pretty and festive? Not only do they make amazing gifts during the festive season, but they are also a wonderful dessert to serve your guests at dinner parties or other celebrations. Due to its appealing looks, and delicious taste this Kesar Badam Roll would become an ultimate crowd-pleaser.

No-cook burfi rolls and other desserts are always a hit as they get ready in no time. No-cook festive treats are the best, especially when you are making them at the last minute.

Burfi and burfi rolls are an essential part of Indian festivals. During festivals, Indian households are filled with a variety of sweets (mithai) specially burfi boxes. I love all sorts of burfis.

Some of the very popular burfis and burfi rolls are mawa burfi, milk powder burfi, layered coconut burfi, chocolate burfi, kopra pak, kaju pista roll, badam burfi, Coconut Burfi Roll and kaju katli.

close up shot of someone holding chocolate coated badam roll garnished with rose petals and nuts in metal plate

This badam burfi recipe makes a vegetarian and gluten-free burfi, but it can also be made vegan easily by doing a little adjustment. 

I like to use homemade almond flour for making badam burfi roll, but you can also make it with store-bought almond flour. There will be no compromise in taste. Making almond flour at home needs just a bit of extra labor such as soaking, peeling, air or pan drying, and blending almonds but all these little efforts are worth it when the end result is your homemade almond meal. For more details, you can check out the instructions in the recipe card on this page.

Making this burfi roll is very easy, so even if you haven’t made any Indian sweets (mithai) before, you can still make this roll with perfection.

This Chocolate Coated Badam Roll

✓ is a classic way to spruce up basic burfi roll

✓ is no cook, super delicious and flavourful

✓ is a vegetarian, and gluten-free dessert

✓ has a tender and melt-in-mouth nutty texture

✓ make suitable edible gifts for family and friends

✓ is ideal for the festive season or parties

✓ is flavored with saffron, rose/kewra water, and cardamom

✓ ready in under 15 minutes

✓ dipped in Indian dessert flavored white chocolate

overhead shot of chocolate coated badam roll in metal plate with a dried rose on the side

I love adding badam (almonds) in my sweets dishes, if you also love almonds in your recipes, then you should check out these almond recipes: No Bake Almond Flour Cookies, Almond Rose Rabri, Almond Peas Curry, Almond Flour Cookies, Almond Flour Crackers, Badam Halwa, fruit rabri, and Badam Ladoo.

Chocolate Coated Badam Roll Ingredients

Badam Burfi roll is prepared with some basic ingredients. These are:

  • Almond flour – It is one of the key ingredients. For this recipe, I used homemade almond flour. You can make homemade almond flour using this recipe, or you can use store-bought almond flour for meals. Just make sure that you are using good-quality almond flour. 

  • Milk powder – I have used full cream milk powder here, you can also use skimmed milk powder to make this chocolate coated badam roll.

  • Milk cream – I have added 2 tablespoons of milk cream to this recipe to get a smooth texture and rich taste. You can also use homemade fresh malai here. You can also use almond milk or coconut cream if you are making vegan burfi rolls.

  • Milk – I have used whole or full-fat milk for binding the kesar badam roll. You can also use semi-skimmed milk. Use vegan milk alternatives to make vegan burfi rolls.

  • Sugar – I added 1/2 cup powdered sugar to make this burfi roll. It gives the burfi dough a nice and smooth consistency. Feel free to adjust the amount of sugar. You can also use sweetened condensed milk. Just don’t use granulated white sugar here.

  • White Chocolate – It is used for coating burfi rolls, so use high-quality chocolate. You can also use white chocolate chips here. 

  • Ghee – A little bit of ghee (clarified butter) is added to the burfi mixture for an added rich aroma and soft texture. A little bit of ghee is also added to the white chocolate to give it a shine and rich Indian dessert-like taste.

  • Flavorings & Nuts –  Adding any type of flavoring to this badam burfi recipe is entirely optional. Here I used Indian mithai (sweet) flavorings, such as saffron, cardamom, rose petals, and rose/kewra water. These flavors are added here to enhance the overall taste of this burfi roll. I have also used chopped almonds, pistachios and cashews for decorating burfi. 

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How to make Badam Burfi Roll

Making chocolate coated badam roll with almond flour is straightforward. You just need some mixing, shaping, and chocolate coating. This is how you can make this chocolate coated badam roll from scratch:

Step 1 - Add almond flour, milk powder, cream, saffron-soaked milk, and cardamom to a bowl. Mix it using a spoon. 

Step 2 - Then add dried rose petals, cardamom powder, and rose/kewra water. Mix until the mixture comes together like a non-sticky dough ball. 

Step 3 - Add 1 teaspoon of ghee and knead well until the burfi dough is smooth. Divide the dough into 2-3 portions. Roll it into a thin and smooth log. Then cut the roll into a 1.5-inch long cylinder shape. Smoothen each roll. Shape more rolls until all the badam mixture dough is used up.

Step 4 - Add chocolate pieces to a larger mixing bowl. Also, add 1 teaspoon of ghee and melt it in a double boiler (bain-marie) until smooth and melted. You can also melt it in a microwave. Once the chocolate is half melted, add saffron strands to it. Once fully melted, add cardamom powder, and dried rose petals and mix until everything is well combined. Set it aside and let it cool slightly.

Step 5 - Dip each burfi roll in the melted chocolate. Allow the excess chocolate to run off, then place it on a wire rack or sheet. Immediately sprinkle rolls with chopped nuts, and dried rose petals. Place them in the refrigerator to set for 15 minutes before serving. Once set, trim off the extra chocolate if there is any, and serve chilled.

For a fully written detailed recipe, follow my detailed step-by-step photo instructions and video recipe shared on this page.

Variations

  • Almond flour - The Badam burfi roll is made with almond flour, but you can also make it with other powdered nuts such as roasted peanuts (bhuni moongfali), pistachios (pista), cashews (Kaju), or walnuts (akhrot).

  • Garnish - I have decorated these rolls with chopped nuts, saffron strands, and dried rose petals. You can also decorate them with edible silver/golden leaves or desiccated coconut.

  • Nuts - I have only garnished the burfi rolls with chopped nuts. If you like the crunchy nutty texture in your burfi, then you can also add your favorite chopped nuts to the burfi mixture. 

More delicious Indian festive sweets you may want to check out are: Shahi Tukda, Malai Ladoo, Motichoor Kheer, and Semiya Custard.

3 chocolate coated badam rolls in golden plate with some lights in background

Tips & tricks to a make the best Chocolate Coated Badam Roll

  1. Adding ghee to the burfi mixture adds a rich aromatic flavor to the badam burfi roll. However, adding ghee to this no-cook badam burfi roll is optional here.

  2. Sifting - Sift the almond flour if there are any chunks in almond flour. 

  3. Flavorings - I have used cardamom, saffron and rose, and kewra flavors. Adding any flavoring to this badam burfi roll is completely optional. 

  4. Garnish - I have added chopped nuts and rose petals as a garnish to make them appealing and wonderful for the festive season. However, the decoration is entirely up to you. 

  5. This recipe makes about 21-22 rolls. You can also double this recipe if you are gifting it to your friends and family.

  6. For melting chocolate, you can either melt it in a double boiler (bain-marie) or you can also melt it in the microwave.

  7. The melted chocolate should be at room temperature before dipping the badam burfi rolls.

  8. I have dipped burfi rolls in white chocolate, but you can also milk, dark, or any of your other favorite chocolate.

  9. This burfi roll mixture is not overly sweet, because I have coated burfi rolls with sweet white chocolate. However, if you prefer sweeter rolls, then you can definitely add more sugar.

  10. You can also add about ¼ desiccated coconut to this burfi roll mixture. If you’re adding coconut, then feel free to increase the amount of sugar.

FAQ

How to make Badam Burfi Roll Vegan?

This chocolate badam burfi roll recipe uses ghee and dairy milk, and white chocolate. To make it vegan, you need to swap ghee with vegan ghee, margarine, vegan butter, or coconut oil. And replace milk with almond/coconut milk or cream, and white chocolate with dairy-free white chocolate.

How long can you store Badam Burfi Roll?

To store, place the badam burfi roll in an air-tight container and refrigerate. This stays fresh in the fridge for up to 7-8 days.

Is Chocolate Coated Badam Roll gluten-free?

This Badam Burfi roll is absolutely gluten-free.

Can I Freeze Chocolate Coated Badam Roll?

Yes, these chocolate coated badam rolls can be frozen. To freeze, place the truffles in a parchment lined freezer safe tray and freeze for 3-4 hours. Then transfer them to a freezer-safe container or to a ziplock bag and freeze them for up to 3 months. When you want to eat, simply thaw these rolls overnight in the refrigerator.

Can I make Chocolate Coated Badam Roll?

Chocolate Coated Almond Roll is a wonderful make-ahead treat and can be made up to 7-8 days ahead of time. Stored them in the refrigerator until ready to serve! To keep them longer than 5 days, freeze them and let them thaw in the refrigerator before serving.

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Chocolate Coated Badam Roll (Step-by-step photo instructions)

For making No Cook Badam Roll

  1. Add crushed saffron strands to hot milk. Stir well and keep it aside to infuse and cool.
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  3. Add almond flour, milk powder, sugar, cream, and saffron-infused milk to a mixing bowl. Mix with a spoon/spatula.
  4. Image of the cooking step-1-2 for Chocolate Coated Badam Roll
  5. Then add cardamom powder, dried rose petals, kewra/rose water and knead to make a smooth dough. Once it comes together like dough, add ghee and mix again until everything is well combined.
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  7. After that, divide the dough into 2 equal portions. Now, roll one portion between palms to make a log. Then place it on a parchment paper & roll it into a smooth and thin long. Trim the edges, and cut the roll into 1.5-inch long cylinder shapes and smoothen each roll. Keep shaping more rolls until all the badam mixture is used up. Keep them aside.
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Melting Chocolate

  1. Add white chocolate pieces and 1 teaspoon of ghee to a bowl. Melt it in a double boiler (bain-marie) or the microwave. Once half melted, add the crushed saffron strands and keep melting until the chocolate is glossy, smooth and melted. Remove the bowl from the pot. Add cardamom powder and mix well to combine.
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  3. Then add crushed dried rose petals and mix. Mix it well & set it aside to infuse and cool for about 7-8 minutes until it is at room temperature. It should still be liquid at this point. Dip each roll in the melted chocolate. Shake off the excess chocolate and transfer them on a wire rack or parchment paper.
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Decorating

  1. Sprinkle them with chopped nuts, dried rose petals, and saffron strands for a nice festive touch. Once ready, let the badam roll set in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before serving. Once set, you can trim off the extra chocolate. Delicious Chocolate Coated Badam Rolls are ready to devour. You can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
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Chocolate Coated Badam Roll [Recipe]

Recipe Image
Easy Chocolate Coated Badam Roll or Badam Roll made with blanched almond flour or whole almonds! Perfect for the festive season.
★★★★✰
(Rating: 5 from 6 reviews)

Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
15 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Dessert Indian 21-22 rolls
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
85 calories 1

INGREDIENTS

For Chocolate Coated Badam Roll
  • 2 cups almond flour (see recipe here)
  • 1 cup milk powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cream or malai
  • 8-10 saffron strands
  • 3 tablespoons full-fat milk, hot
  • 1 teaspoon ghee or butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried rose petals, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon rose/kewra water
For chocolate coating
  • 225 grams of white chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon ghee or butter
  • 8-10 saffron strands
  • 1 tablespoon dried rose petals, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
For decoration
  • 3-4 tablespoons chopped nuts (almonds, pistachios, cashews)
  • 1 tablespoon dried rose petals, crushed
  • Saffron strands

INSTRUCTIONS:

For making No Cook Badam Roll
  1. Add crushed saffron strands to hot milk. Stir well and keep it aside to infuse and cool.
  2. Add almond flour, milk powder, sugar, cream, and saffron-infused milk to a mixing bowl. Mix with a spoon/spatula.
  3. Then add cardamom powder, dried rose petals, kewra/rose water and knead to make a smooth dough. Once it comes together like dough, add ghee and mix again until everything is well combined.
  4. After that, divide the dough into 2 equal portions. Now, roll one portion between palms to make a log. Then place it on a parchment paper & roll it into a smooth and thin long. Trim the edges, and cut the roll into 1.5-inch long cylinder shapes and smoothen each roll. Keep shaping more rolls until all the badam mixture is used up. Keep them aside.
Melting Chocolate
  1. Add white chocolate pieces and 1 teaspoon of ghee to a bowl. Melt it in a double boiler (bain-marie) or the microwave. Once half melted, add the crushed saffron strands and keep melting until the chocolate is glossy, smooth and melted. Remove the bowl from the pot. Add cardamom powder and mix well to combine.
  2. Then add crushed dried rose petals and mix. Mix it well & set it aside to infuse and cool for about 7-8 minutes until it is at room temperature. It should still be liquid at this point. Dip each roll in the melted chocolate. Shake off the excess chocolate and transfer them on a wire rack or parchment paper.
Decorating
  1. Sprinkle them with chopped nuts, dried rose petals, and saffron strands for a nice festive touch. Once ready, let the badam roll set in the refrigerator for 15 minutes before serving. Once set, you can trim off the extra chocolate. Delicious Chocolate Coated Badam Rolls are ready to devour. You can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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NOTES:

  1. The melted chocolate should be at room temperature before dipping the badam burfi rolls.
  2. I have dipped burfi rolls in white chocolate, but you can also milk, dark, or any of your other favorite chocolate.
  3. This badam roll mixture is not overly sweet, because I have coated rolls with sweet white chocolate. However, if you prefer sweeter rolls, then you can definitely add more sugar.
  4. You can also add about ¼ desiccated coconut to this burfi roll mixture. If you’re adding coconut, then feel free to increase the amount of sugar.

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