Halwai December 2, 2019

Ingredients:

• Milk – 2 cups
• Sugar – 6 tbsp
• vanilla custard powder – 2 tbsp
• seedless Dates – 200 gm
• Honey dew melon – 4 cups, peeled and cubed
• Cashew nuts – 3 tbsp, chopped
• fresh Cream and assorted nuts for decoration

Method:

  1. Chop dates, add 1 cup water and soak for 1 hr.
  2. Add 3 tbsp sugar and cook till it becomes like jam.
  3. Add cashew nuts.
  4. Mix custard powder with 1/4 cup of milk.
  5. Heat remaining milk.
  6. When it begins to boil, add the custard powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add remaining sugar.
  8. Remove from fire and allow to cool.
  9. Mash 2 cup of melon cubes and sweeten to taste with sugar if desired.
  10. In a pudding bowl, pour alternate layers of melon pieces, custard, melon pulp and date mixture.
  11. Decorate with cream and nuts and serve chilled.