Tuesday, 8 May 2012


How to cook Kesar sooji ka halwa:

1 cup Rawa
Sugar to taste
2 1/2 cup water
5 Almonds
10 Cashews
10-12 Raisins
1/4 tbsp Cardomom Powder
1/4 tbsp Nutmeg (Jaiphal) Powder
2 pinches Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp warm milk
few drops Yellow Colour
3 tbsp Ghee

1. Heat ghee in a large heavy Pan, add rava.
2. Stir and Roast on low for 7-8 minutes or till aroma exudes.
3. Side by side, put water to boil, add sugar and bring to a boil.
4. Add boiling water to rava, little at a time stir continuously.
5. Take care to protect hands from spluttering.
6. When well mixed, check rava grains between fingers and taste for sweetness.
7. Adjust sweetness, and add more boiling water if grain is hard.
8. Add the remainng ingredients, cover & simmer till ghee separates.
9. Save a small amounts of Almonds and Cashews for garnishing.
10. Add colour and mix well.
11. Halwa is ready.

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