Tapioca - Cassava Halwa

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - tapioca (grated)
  • 1 cup - sugar or adjust to your taste
  • 2 cups + 1/4 cup - water
  • 1/4 cup - cashew
  • Mixed Nuts (coarsely powdered)
  • 1 tbsp - milk powder
  • 1 pinch -kesari powder
  • 5 - cardamom
  • 3 -cloves
  • 1/4 cup - ghee

How to Make Tapioca - Cassava Halwa

  • Wash grated tapioca twice. Add 2 cups of water and cook.
  • Now, in a pan add 2 tsp of ghee. Then add few broken cashews and cardamom. Fry well.
  • Turn stove to medium. Add sugar and 1/4 cup water.
  • Add the kesari powder. Mix well.
  • When the sugar is totally dissolved, add the cooked tapioca.
  • Stir well. Add 1 tsp of ghee, cloves and milk powder. Stir well, so that milk powder forms no lumps.
  • Now, grind the remaining cashew coarsely and add it to the contents. Mix well.
  • Stir continuously and add remaining ghee when the contents become thick and in halwa consistency.
  • Switch off the stove.
  • Serve hot/cold garnished with coarsely powdered nuts.
  • Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen