Halwai June 3, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – coarse Wheat flour
• 1.5 cups – blanched Almonds (refer note)
• 1 cup – Sugar
• 3 cups – water
• 1 tsp – Cardamom powder
• 1/4 tsp – Saffron strands crushed
• 1 tbsp – warm Milk
• 1.25 cup – Ghee
• 8-10 blanched Almonds chopped into slivers or halved

Method:

  1. Rub and dissolve saffron in milk and keep aside.
  2. Dry and powder blanched almonds, saving 10 for garnishing.
  3. Melt ghee in a large heavy pan.
  4. Add flour and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add almond powder, stir fry till golden and aroma exudes.
  6. Take care to stir continuously.
  7. Add water, stir and cook.
  8. Add sugar and cook further, stirring gently.
  9. When ghee starts to exude, add cardamom and saffron.
  10. Stir and take into serving dish.
  11. Garnish with chopped almonds.
  12. One may put it in hot case to keep hot and reheat in microwave or in a pan as needed.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi