Halwai July 11, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – fresh curds
• 1/2 cup – fresh Cream
• 1 tsp – grated cheese or Paneer
• 3/4 cup – Milk
• 1 tbsp – Cashew nuts (broken)
• 1 tbsp – Peanuts (husked and lightly roasted)
• 1 tsp – khuskhus seeds soaked in 2 tbsp Milk for 1 hour
• 3 Green chillies
• 1 piece Ginger
• 1 tsp coriander (finely chopped)
• 1 slice day-old white bread
• 1 tsp – Sugar
• 3-4 glazed or canned Cherries (optional)
• salt to taste
• 1/5 tsp – cinnamon-clove powder
• 3 tbsp – Ghee or oil

Method:

  1. Grind together cashew, peanuts and bread in a dry mixie.
  2. Grind together onion, ginger, chillies, khuskhus with milk in a wet mixie.
  3. Heat fat in a heavy bottomed pan, add onion mixture, saute for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add curd and cook, stirring continuously till whiteness of curd disappears.
  5. Add milk, bring to a boil, add sugar, salt, dry mixture, spice powder, cream.
  6. Stir gently till it boils again. Add vegetables at this stage.
  7. Cook covered for few minutes till thickened
  8. Garnish with grated cheese, coriander and cherries.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi