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Fruit Nut Halwa Recipe

Fruit Nut Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 1 tin condensed Milk
  • 100 g - powdered Cashew nuts
  • Almond essence few drops
  • Rose essence few drops
  • 100 g - Dates, chopped
  • 50 g - Figs, chopped
  • 50 g - Soft dried apricots, chopped
  • 50 g - Sugar
  • 75 g - Mixed nuts, chopped
  • How to Make Fruit Nut Halwa:

    1. To Prepare Khova:
    2. Empty a tin condensed milk in a microwave proof dish.
    3. Cook without covering, on medium power for 5 minutes, stirring twice.
    4. Cook further on medium low (30%) power for 10-12 minutes, stirring every two minutes till you have khova of required consistency.
    5. Remember that the khova will continue to cook for few more minutes while cooling and become slightly thicker.
    6. Cool completely, knead till smooth and use as required.
    7. To prepare fruit nut halwa:
    8. Mix khova with cashew powder and both the essences. Spread in a shallow glass dish.
    9. Combine all the fruits together, add sugar and enough water to cover the fruits.
    10. Simmer them gently till the fruits are soft and the mixture becomes a soft lump. Stir in 1/2 of the chopped nuts.
    11. Carefully spread this mixture on top of the khova. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top. Serve warm or cold.


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