Diwali Sweet- Wheat milk Halwa
As the celebration starts it’s time to have some healthy sweets for Diwali. This has been a tradition at home to make wheat milk halwa.Sounds tedious but you would never regret the effort.Here is how you make it.
Wheat: 1 cup
Jaggery: 1-1/2 cup
Ghee: 1 cup
Cashew nut: 10-15 no.
Green cardamom powder: one teaspoon
-Soak wheat overnight about 10-12 hours.
-Take wheat into grinding jar, add 1 cup of water.
-Grind well as chutney.
-Strain the pulp with fine strainer.
-Keep the liquid (wheat milk) aside.
-Put back the pulp into grinding jar, add again half cup of water.
-Grind again and strain again, now, wheat milk is ready.
-Keep this wheat milk aside for 20-30 minutes.
-The thick milk will be settled at the bottom.
-Carefully, pour out the watery liquid and keep thick milk for use.
1.Take a fry pan, pour ghee and fry cashew nut till they turn into golden brown in color. Keep aside.
2.Take another pan, add Jaggery with half cup of water.
Stir continuously on the lower flame, make Jaggery syrup.
Allow to boil Jaggery syrup.
3.Wait for it to get thickened to he consistency of Thread formation then add wheat milk.
Stir continuously on lower flame. Keep stirring till it starts to become thick.Add ghee at regular intervals.
4.Keep stirring till it becomes thick and has a glossy finish.
5.Add cashew nut and green cardamom powder stir it.
Hot halwa is ready to serve.
Always stir continuously on low flame.
This dish must be prepared on low flame only.
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