Ice Halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - very fine white semolina
  • 1 cup - Ghee
  • 4 cups - Milk (cool)
  • 4 cups - Sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp - Each of Almond and pistas slivers (very thin)
  • 8 to 10 - Cardamoms
  • 2 pinches - Saffron flakes
  • 1 tsp - Rose water
  • 2 - thick large sheets of clean polythene for rolling

How to Make Ice Halwa

  • Deseed cardamoms and crush seeds coarsely. Keep aside.
  • Grease sheets on one side and keep aside.
  • Mix rava, ghee, milk and sugar in a large heavy pan.
  • Place on high flame, and stir continuously. Bring to boil.
  • Reduce flame and go on stirring till a very soft lump is formed.
  • Add rose water and top with 2 tbsp ghee.
  • Take off flame and knead well with a spatula.
  • Place dough between the greased sides of the sheets.
  • Roll evenly as fast as possible. Remove top sheet.
  • Sprinkle all the topping evenly (i.e. slivers, broken saffron and cardamom seeds).
  • Replace sheet and re-roll quickly till very thin.
  • Cut in 4" squares. Store in airtight container when cool.
  • Place pieces of butter paper between layers to avoid sticking.