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Traditional Wheat Halwa Recipe

Traditional Wheat Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Wheat grains - 2 cups
  • Ghee - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Elachi - 5 pieces
  • Cashew nuts - 10 pieces
  • How to Make Traditional Wheat Halwa:

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


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