Treat Your Sweet Tooth With These Quick And Easy Halwa Recipes
Winter is here, and so the season of hot chocolate, fuzzy clothes, and some comforting soul food. For most Indians, the arrival of winter is the perfect time to dive into a bowl of halwa. Most Indian households will soon start preparing their traditional halwa recipes, the most common being gajar ka halwa. This winter, we bring you some more equally delicious and nutritious halwa recipes.
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Moong Dal Halwa
Moong dal halwa is a sweet and addictive dish, yet time-consuming and arduous in its preparation. To reduce the effort of the grinding process in this dish, you can use the Diva Mixer Grinder from Crompton, along with a kadai or a non-stick pan.
Moong Dal – 1 cup
Ghee – ¾th cup
Sugar – 1 cup
Khoya- ¾th cup
Cardamom powder – 1 tsp
Saffron – ½ tsp
-Soak the moong dal overnight, or in hot water for about 2-5 hours.
-Drain the moong daal and grind it into a fine paste by using Diva Mixer Grinder and make sure the paste is thick.
-In a non-stick pan or kadhai, heat up half the ghee. Once it’s hot, add the moong dal paste and keep stirring continuously.
-The moong dal paste might stick to the bottom, but have patience and keep stirring it properly. Add the remaining ghee, one spoon at a time, and keep roasting the mixture for about 10-15 minutes on low flame.
-When the mixture is in golden color then it’s perfectly cooked
-Add the khoya and sugar and keep stirring it until the mixture comes together.
-Your halwa is ready. Garnish with nuts of your choice.
Almonds – 1 cup
Ghee – ½ cup
Water – 1 cup
Milk – ¾th cup
Whole wheat flour – 1 tsp
Sugar – ¾th cup
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
Few saffron strands
-Rinse the almonds once or twice with warm water. In a bowl soak the almonds overnight in water.
-Peel the almonds and blend them by using a powerful Crompton Ameo Neo mixer grinder.
-Take a non-stick kadhai, add ghee and cook the almond mixture. Mix it well and cook for 10 minutes.
-Mix water and milk and boil it for 5 minutes in a different pan.
-Add whole wheat flour to the almond mixture and mix it and cook it for 5 minutes.
-Add milk-water mixture, sugar, cardamom powder and saffron to the mixture and cook it on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
-Serve the badam halwa and garnish it with almonds and saffron.
Dates and Nuts Halwa
Mixed nuts of your choice – 2 cups
Dates – 10
Sugar – ½ cup
Warm milk – ½ cup
Ghee – ¼ cup
-Soak the nuts and dates for 30 mins in warm milk.
-Now, use the Crompton Ritz mixer grinder to blend the nuts and dates.
-In a pan, heat ghee and add the blended mixture. Saute for 5 mins on low heat.
-Now add in sugar, mix it well and cook it on low heat till sugar melts and the mixture thickens.
-Cook the mixture for 8-10 minutes.
-Dates and nuts halwa is ready to serve.
Everyone has their favourite style of preparing halwa and the beauty of this dish is that you can serve it warm or chilled. So, we suggest serving a hot bowl of halwa topped with a scoop of ice cream.
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