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Sweet Wheat Halwa Recipe

Sweet Wheat Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Friday, 21 April, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
15 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • Cream of Wheat - 1/2 cup (4 oz)
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1.5 cups
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Saffron - a pinch
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Yellow Food Colour - 1/8 tsp (optional)
  • Cashewnuts roasted in Ghee (optional)
  • How to Make Sweet Wheat Halwa:

    1. In a sauce pan, fry the cream of wheat with 1/4 cup of ghee on medium heat till it turns light brown.
    2. Pour the cold milk in a square or round pyrex dish and add sugar, saffron, food colour and half of the cardamom powder.
    3. Gradually, mix the fried sooji into it. Micro-wave for 3 minutes.
    4. Take it out and stir well.
    5. Repeat the process 4-5 times (depending on the micro-wave) till it attains the consistency of halwa.
    6. Stir in the rest of the ghee and cardamom before the last time you put into the microwave.
    7. Add cashews.


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