Ashoka Halwa ( Chettinad Special )

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - moong dal
  • 1/2 litre - milk
  • 1.5 cups - ghee
  • 2 tsp - rice flour

How to Make Ashoka Halwa ( Chettinad Special )

  • Pressure cook moong dal, adding half the milk and water, and mash with a ladle.
  • In a heavy-bottom kadai, add the above mixture and the remaining milk. When it thickens, add sugar and ghee. Stir continuously.
  • When the ghee separates, add the rice flour and stir continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  • Add red kesari colour if needed.
  • Cool and serve.