Poppy Seeds Halwa

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Total Time:
60-75 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • Poppy Seeds 1/4 kg.
  • Milk 1 litre.
  • Milk Cream 1 small bowl.
  • Sugar 1 kg.
  • Dry Coconut (Copra) 1/2.
  • Clarified Butter (Pure ghee) 1/2 kg.
  • Cardamom Powder 1 tsp.
  • Dry fruits as required (Almond, Pistachios, Cashewnuts).

How to Make Poppy Seeds Halwa

  • Soak the poppy seeds in water overnight. Water should be in the 1:2 ratio (i.e.1 bowl of poppy seeds, 2 bowls of water).
  • Grind to a paste.
  • Take a deep vessel. Heat it and add ghee and the poppy seeds paste and keep on stirring till light brown.
  • Add milk and copra (dry coconut).
  • Stir it till the paste absorbs the milk.
  • Next, add the milk cream and stir well.
  • Add sugar and keep on stirring so that the paste does not touch the bottom of the pan.
  • When you find it is dry, remove from flame and garnish it with cardamom powder and dry fruits.