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How To Blanch Almonds At Home

A step by step tutorial to learn how to blanch almonds at home easily or make blanched almonds for almond meal or making Indian sweets.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time4 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Wolrd
Keyword: blanched almonds recipe, homemade blanched almonds, how to blanch almonds
Calories: 412kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1/2 cup almonds raw
  • water


  • Take water in a pan and bring to a rapid boil
  • Add almonds and switch off the flame.
  • Let the almonds be in hot water for 2-3 minutes.
    Drain the almonds in a colander.
  • Rinse well under cold running water.
  • Now the almonds skin will be loose and shriveled, Take an almond and gently press between thumb and index finger. The peel will come off very easily.
  • Be sure to be gentle else the almonds will pop up and fall off the floor.
  • Spread the blanched almonds on a clean baking tray.
  • You can either sun dry the almonds for 20 minutes or dry roast in a pan for 2-3 minutes to remove the moisture.
  • Now blanched almonds are ready to use.


Calories: 412kcal