Semolina halwa with nuts

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1 cup - fine white semolina
  • 1 cup - clarified butter
  • 4 cups - sugar
  • 4 cup - cold milk
  • 15 almonds, thinly slivered
  • 15 pistachios, thinly slivered
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom granules, crushed coarsely
  • 1 tsp - rose water

How to Make Semolina halwa with nuts

  • Mix almonds, pistas, cardamom, saffron and keep aside.
  • Grease a plate with clarified butter and keep aside.
  • Mix semolina, ghee, sugar, milk in a large heavy pan.
  • Place on stove on high heat, bring to a boil while stirring continuously.
  • Reduce heat, stirring continuously, till a very soft dough is formed.
  • Take off heat, add rose water and 2 tbsp ghee.
  • Temper by kneading with a spatula till smooth.
  • Place flattened lump in the centre of the greased plate.
  • Roll as thinly as possible with a rolling pin.
  • Before almost done, sprinkle mixed topping evenly over halwa.
  • Mark pieces as desired, with a pizza cutter, while still soft.
  • When halwa is cool and stiff enough to handle, carefully lift pieces and serve.