Ashoka Halwa

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Moong dhal - 1 cup
  • Wheat flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Ghee - 1.5 cups
  • Saffron color - a pinch
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Chopped cashew - 2 tbsp.

How to Make Ashoka Halwa

  • Soak moong dhal in plenty of water for an hour. Wash well, drain, add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles. After it cools, open, mash well, add sugar and boil.
  • Heat ghee in a kadai and add wheat flour, cashews and fry on a low fire till colour changes lightly.
  • Add saffron colour mixed with 1 tsp water.
  • To this add green gram-sugar mixture, stirring continuously.
  • Cook the mixture till the whole mix leave the sides of the vessel.
  • Add cardamom powder, mix and serve.