Braided Almond Roll Recipe

Braided Almond Roll Recipe is tasty and delicious baked dish which can be served as a dessert or an evening snack. It has a creamy semolina center which is flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron. If you are looking to bake a sweet treat then this is a must try recipe.

Madhu  Parwani
Braided Almond Roll Recipe
193 ratings.

Braided Almond Roll is one of those dishes which you can bake for your parties or any special occasions. It is delicious and can be served as a sweet dish after your meal.

The center of the Braided Almond Roll is filled with a creamy semolina center which is flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron. It is a great treat to your kids and you can serve them as an after school snack or pack it into their snack box for school. 

Serve Braided Almond Roll as a evening snack along with Adrak Chai . 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other dessert recipes such as

  1. Eggless Date and Cashew Cake
  2. Mini Victoria Sponge Cake
  3. Eggless Tutti Frutti Cake


Prep in

40 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

70 M


4 Servings


  • 1-1/2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 teaspoon Active dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 tablespoons Water , Luke warm
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava)
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 2 Saffron strands
  • 1 cup Sugar , (adjustable)
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tablespoons Badam (Almond) , sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins
  • Honey , to drizzle

How to make Braided Almond Roll Recipe

  1. To begin making the Braided Almond Roll recipe,mix all purpose flour, salt, dry yeast mixture and knead a dough with little water. Add butter and knead again. Keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.

  2. Next combine 2 tablespoons of milk and saffron threads and keep it aside.

  3. Heat pure ghee in a thick bottom pan and add green cardamom powder and rava. Saute till nice aroma comes and rava is light brown in colour. Remove the rava into a bowl and keep aside.

  4. Heat 2 cups of water and bring it to a boil. Add 1 cup of sugar and boil it till the sugar dissolves.

  5. Now to this add rava, half of sliced almonds, raisins and saffron milk and cover it, and cook on low heat.

  6. When the rava is cooked properly and dried, turn off the stove. Let it cool to room temperature.

  7. Now divide the dough into 4 portions. Roll a portion with rolling pin into a rectangular sheet. Cut the edges of the sheet to give it a perfect rectangular shape.

  8. Now give cuts on both sides of the sheet lengthwise . Keep a portion of rava filling at the centre of the sheet, and spread it lengthwise. Starting at 1 end, fold alternating strips at an angle across filling to make a braided roll. Pinch ends to seal

  9. Similarly make other 3 rolls. Now brush the rolls with melted butter and bake them at 250 degree till they are done for about 20 minutes. 

  10. Remove all the rolls into a serving plate, sprinkle the remaining sliced almonds and drizzle some honey on them.

  11. Serve Braided Almond Roll as a evening snack along with Adrak Chai . 

Last Modified On Thursday, 25 July 2019 19:41
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