Singhare Ka Halwa

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stir-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Singhare Ka Halwa is halwa made from the flour of the seed of Indian Water Chestnut or Singhare, an aquatic vegetable that grows on marshes, ponds and lakes. 

Singhare is an ingredient permitted during a vrat and this delicious halwa is cooked during spiritual fasts for festivals like Navratri or Maha Shivrathri. 

To make Singhare Ka Halwa, stir fry Singhare atta in ghee and add it to a sugar solution with cardamom powder. The halwa can be served as a dessert, garnished with almonds.

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  • 1 cup singhare ka atta (waterchestnut flour)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 ½ cups water
  • 6 tbsp. ghee
  • ½ tsp. green cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp. almonds, blanched and shredded

How to Make Singhare Ka Halwa

  • Melt ghee, add atta and stir fry over medium flame, taking care to avoid scorching.
  • At the same time, place water and sugar in another pan and dissolve sugar over medium flame. Keep on simmer, until further use.
  • When the atta mixture has been fried enough (the base of the pan gets a bit of glossy look and the atta does not stick together as much), add the sugar solution and cardamom powder, bring to a boil, then simmer till the liquid is absorbed.
  • At this stage, you can stir occasionally. A thin line of melted ghee will form around the edges, when it is cooked enough, takes about 5-7 minutes. Serve hot, garnished with almonds.