Traditional Wheat Halwa

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Total Time:
1-2 days
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Wheat grains - 2 cups
  • Ghee - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Elachi - 5 pieces
  • Cashew nuts - 10 pieces

How to Make Traditional Wheat Halwa

  • Soak the wheat grains for 24 hours in water.
  • Squeeze the milk out of the soaked wheat grains.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan to a moderate temperature.
  • Add the wheat milk to the ghee.
  • Stir the milk/ghee combination, until the water content gets evaporated.
  • Add sugar and continue stirring, until the mixture becomes thick and paste like.
  • Add roasted cashew nuts and powdered elaichi.
  • Transfer the product to a plate and allow it to cool.
  • The halwa will be ready for use in about 2 hours, when it can be sliced into pieces and served.