vrat ka halwa recipe
Fasting halwa recipe - a North Indian pudding made with water chestnut flour and buckwheat flour.
singhare ka atta
(water chestnut flour)
kutta ka atta
or as required
(chotti elaichi) - crushed
8 to 9
(badam) - sliced
8 to 9
(pista) - sliced
Heat ghee in a kadai or pan.
Add the flour and roast till they change color, texture and become aromatic.
This roasting is similar to roasting semolina.
Make sure you roast the flours very well with continuous stirring.
Whilst the flours are roasting, add water and sugar in another pan and bring to a boil.
Add the cardamom powder, almonds and pistachios to the flour and roast for 1-2 minutes.
Add the boiling sugar solution in a steady stream continuously stirring to avoid the formation of lumps.
Keep on stirring and cook till the mixture thickens and starts to gather around itself.
While stirring break the lumps with the spoon or spatula.
Remove from the pan and serve the vrat ka halwa hot or warm.
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