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Kharak Halwa (Dry Dates Halwa)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4.5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 150 gms - mava (khoya)
  • 3 cups - Milk
  • 1.5 cup - Sugar
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tbsp - Almonds (crushed coarsely)
  • 1 tbsp - Pistachios (crushed coarsely)
  • 1 tbsp - Charoli (crushed coarsely)
  • 150 gms - kharak (dry dates)

How to Make

  • Soak the dry dates overnight.
  • Drain the water in the morning.
  • Remove the seeds and crush in a mortar or liquidize.
  • Heat the milk, add sugar and the dry dates.
  • When the mixture becomes thick, add the mawa and boil further.
  • The mixture will become thicker.
  • Then add the ghee (pure ghee is preferable) and stir till the mixture becomes still thicker.
  • Now add the nuts and stir till the halwa ceases to stick to the sides of the pot.
  • Serve warm with cream or malai spread on top.