Halwai February 15, 2018


• 1 cup – Refined flour
• 1/4 cup – Butter
• 1/4 cup – yogurt
• 1/2 cup – Milk
• 1/4 cup – powdered Sugar
• 1/4 tsp – baking soda
• 1/2 tsp – baking powder
• 2-3 tbsp – chopped Cashewnuts
• 1 tbsp – Raisins
• 1 tsp – vanilla essence
• 1 cup – salt for base of the cooker [You can even use sand instead of salt if available]


  1. Sieve together baking soda, baking powder and refined flour and keep aside
  2. Grease and dust the bake tin.
  3. Place the pressure cooker on medium heat and add salt to it and close the lid without gasket and the weight of the cooker.
  4. Beat powdered sugar, butter, add yogurt and beat well. Add vanilla essence and mix.
  5. Add the sieved flour and mix well.
  6. Add any dry fruits like cashew nuts and raisins and mix. Keep adding milk little by little and keep beating the mixture till the right cake consistency is obtained.
  7. Pour the mixture into the cake tin.
  8. Place the tin in the cooker over the salt and in medium heat bake the cake for around 30 mins. Check with a knife, it comes out clean switch off the flame and cool on a wire rack.
  9. Recipe courtesy: enelm.blogspot.in