Fruit Halwa

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - fresh Kashmiri apples
  • 1 cup - semolina
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 1/2 cup - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom seeds
  • 10-15 strands - saffron
  • To Garnish:
  • 10 - blanched and halved almonds
  • 10 - pistachios slivered
  • silver foil (optional)
  • 5-6 - neatly cut slices of apple

How to Make Fruit Halwa

  • Rub saffron in a tsp of water, keep aside. Crush cardamom seeds coarsely, keep aside.
  • Melt ghee in a heavy pan.
  • Add semolina, stir and cook on low flame.
  • Semolina should give out an aroma and become light pink in colour.
  • Meanwhile, boil 3 cups water.
  • Grate peeled apples.
  • Add half the boiling water and apples to semolina.
  • Big bubbles will form soon as water is poured.
  • Stir using a long handled spatula.
  • Gradually add some more water.
  • Mix, and allow water to be absorbed.
  • Now add sugar, cardamom, saffron, mix.
  • Stir gently and cook till sugar dissolves completely.
  • It is ready once ghee starts separating on sides.
  • Pour into serving dish, garnish with silver foil, apple slices.
  • Sprinkle pistas, almonds, serve hot and soft.