Fruit Nut Halwa

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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