Almond Cashew Halwa

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - almond
  • 1/2 cup - cashew nuts
  • 1 cup - ghee
  • 1/4 tsp - yellow food color
  • 1 cup - sugar or adjust to your taste

How to Make Almond Cashew Halwa

  • Soak almonds overnight and remove skin.
  • With a little water, grind almonds to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  • Dry roast cashews till golden brown.
  • Cool and then finely powder. Keep aside.
  • In a pan, prepare sugar syrup with one cup of water for one cup of sugar.
  • Once the sugar syrup attains single string consistency, add yellow food colour, almond paste followed by cashew powder.
  • Turn it to medium flame. Stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  • After a few minutes, add ghee a little by little while stirring.
  • When the halwa leaves the sides of the pan, switch off the stove.
  • When warm, place one tbsp of halwa in a small rectangular cut butter paper. Fold the paper.
  • You can either serve halwa in a folded butter paper or as such.
  • Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen