Wheat Ashoka Halwa

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups - wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup - maida flour
  • 3.5 cups - sugar
  • 1/2 cup - butter/ghee
  • 10 - cashewnuts
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp - orange food colour
  • 2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 3 cups - water

How to Make Wheat Ashoka Halwa

  • Melt the butter in simmering flame, fry the cashew nuts and keep away.
  • Add the wheat flour to the melted butter, stir well for 5 minutes, then add the maida.
  • Stir for 10 minutes.
  • Add the colour powder and salt.
  • Heat 3 cups of water in a pan.
  • Add the hot water to the flour mixture and stir continuously.
  • The flour will double in volume, turn thick like dough and get off the bottom of the kadhai.
  • Add sugar and cardamom powder, then the cashews and put off the flame.
  • Pour the halwa onto a plate. Serve hot or at room temperature.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe