Healthy Halwa

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups - milk
  • 2 - carrots (medium)
  • 1 cup - semolina (Bombay rava)
  • 3/4 cup - powdered jaggery or brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup - ghee
  • 4 - cardamoms (seed powdered)
  • 10 - cashews

How to Make Healthy Halwa

  • Wash and cut the carrots.
  • Add 1/8 cup water to carrots and pressure cook.
  • Blend pineapples chunks and cooked carrots in a blender to a smooth paste. Keep aside
  • Add half of the ghee and fry semolina until it gives out a nice aroma, keep it aside.
  • Heat the remaining ghee (keep 1 tsp aside to fry cashews).
  • Add pineapple-carrot paste and cook until it is almost dry (about 20 minutes on medium fire).
  • Keep the milk to boil and when milk starts to boil, add semolina slowly stirring all the while so that lumps are not formed.
  • Cover it and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Then add pineapple carrot paste and jaggery.
  • Mix well and cook until the mixture forms a soft ball.
  • Add powdered cardamom and transfer to a serving plate.
  • Decorate with cashews fried in ghee.