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Semolina halwa with nuts Recipe

Semolina halwa with nuts is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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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:

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


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