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  If you’ve ever visited a Gurudwara and have been lucky enough to come back with a cupped palm full of the Halwa they serve as Prasad to the visitors, chances are you’ve tasted Karha Prasad or Kada Parshaad as it is also known as. This Wheat Flour Halwa got its name as it is …






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Jackfruit Halwa I absolutely love Jackfruit! Isn’t it ironical how such an unattractive looking and cumbersome to cut through lump can hold such a delicious and fragrant fruit inside? Summer is the season of Jackfruits and I relish it in its various forms. When I saw Jackfruit Biryani on the menu on on our visit …






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Aatte Ka Halwa

(Whole wheat Flour Pudding)     Ingredients: 1 Katori Whole Wheat Flour ( Gehun ka aata) ½ Katori Ghee ½ to 3/4th Katori  Sugar (or as per taste) 1 and ½ Katori Hot water Pistachio slivers for garnishing (Any sized Katori/cup/glass/vessel would do, just use the same one to measure all the ingredients) Method: Heat Ghee …






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Navratri ka Halwa/Sooji Halwa

    Ingredients: 1 Katori Sooji/Rawa 1 Katori + 1 Tbsp Sugar 4 Cups Water 4 Tbsps Ghee Cardamon (Elaichi) Powder 1/4 th Tsp (Optional) Saffron Strands (a generous pinch) (Optional) For Garnishing: Soaked Raisins and roasted and chopped Almonds, Cashews and Pistachios Method: Mix the sugar and water in a vessel and stir and boil …






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Sugarfree Dry Dates Halwa

  Ingredients: 250 grams dry Dates (called kharek/khajoor) Milk 1/2 Cup Ghee 3 Tbsp Method: Soak the dates in water overnight. They should be plump and puffed up the next morning Discard the water used to soak the dates in and deseed the dates Grind to a fine paste, adding the milk to it Heat …






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Mango Halwa

Ingredients: 2 Tbsps Sooji 1 Tbsp Ghee 1 glass Water 1 small Mango, peeled, diced and pulped (the less fibrous and more sweeter the mango, the tastier your halwa) Sugar/Honey, to taste {I used Khand(raw sugar)} Method: Heat the water. In a heavy bottomed pan heat the ghee. Add the sooji to it and fry …






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Apple Halwa

Ingredients: 1 large apple, peeled, cored and finely grated (the puree you get should be about 3/4th of a teacup) ½ a Teacup of milk 1 Tbsp Ghee 1 Tsp Sugar , or as per taste A fat pinch of powdered cardamom Sliced Almonds and Pistachios, for garnishing. Method: Heat Ghee in a heavy-bottomed pan. …






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Aloo ka Halwa (Potato Halwa)

Ingredients: 3-4 medium sized Potatoes 4-5 tbsps Ghee 1 cup Sugar, or to taste Cardamom Powder, 1/4th tsp Raisins and sliced almonds and pistachios, for the garnish  Method: Pressure cook the potatoes till done. Peel and mash well till they form a smooth paste In a heavy-bottomed kadhai, heat the ghee. Add the mashed Potato …






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Rava Halva

Ingredients: 1 Katori Rava 1 Katori Sugar 4 Katori’s Hot Water 2-3 Tbsps Ghee  Method: In a pan, dry roast the Rava till it colors and emits an aroma. Add the ghee and fry on a medium flame for about 10 minutes. When the Rava turns a shade darker, turn down the flame and start …