Saturday, July 9, 2011

Wheat Halwa


wheat flour - 1 cup
sugar - 1/2 - 2 cups
water 3 cups
ghee - 5 - 6 tbsp
cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
cashews and raisins - 1 tsp each

- make a thin syrup with sugar and water and bring that to a boil
- turn off the stove
- in a pan add 2 tbsp of ghee and add  the flour
- keep frying the flour till the raw smell is gone
- and also ensure  that the flour is not burnt
- turn off the flame and keep it aside
- in a pan add 1 tbsp of ghee and add the cashews and raisins
- fry till they are golden brown
- add that to  the flour
- add the cardamom powder  to the flour as well
- bring the syrup to a boil and keep add the flour mixture little by little while you keep stirring to the mix the mixture well using the other hand
- slowly that gets cooked
- when all the flour are added , add the ghee and mix well
- keep the stove in low flame and close the pan with a lid
- allow that to cook for 5  mins
- then keep mixing once in a while
- when it become like an halwa, you can spread this on a greased plate 
- allow that to cool and serve.


Reva said...

Halwa looks beautiful... very delicious:)

Hari Chandana said...

So tempting and simple halwa.. looks awesome dear.. :)
Indian Cuisine