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Khambati Halwasan Recipe By Nandita Iyer


Nov 07, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Add a chocolatey twist to a familiar Gujarati dessert with this delicious Halwasan by Chef Nandita Iyer. Enjoy your Halwasan infused with Good Day Chunkies in today's Britannia Dessert Carnival, a dessert overloaded with chocolatey happiness to share with your loved ones.

INGREDIENTS

    Ingredients:
    ● Full cream milk – 400 ml
    ● Chunkies biscuits – 5-6 pack
    ● Gum raisins - ¼ cup (50 grams)
    ● Ghee - ¼ cup (60 grams)
    ● Brown sugar - ⅔ cup (150 grams)
    ● Almonds - 20 to 25
    ● Cashews - 20 to 25
    ● Nutmeg powder - ½ tsp
    ● Cardamom powder - ½ tsp

DIRECTIONS

Method:

1. Chop almonds into fine pieces.

2. Also, chop cashews in a separate bowl.

3. Grease a plate with some ghee.

4. Grind chunkies biscuits into fine powder in a mixer jar.

5. Heat some ghee in a wok and add gum raisins to it. Fry on low flame until they get puffy and little brown.

6. Transfer fried gum raisins to a bowl. Keep it aside.

7. Now add milk to the pan and cook till it thickens. Stir at regular intervals to prevent it browning at the base.

8. The mixture has turned quite thick in consistency. Add gum raisins while stirring the porridge mixture continuously.

9. Now add chopped almonds and cashews. Mix everything really well.

10. Next, add brown sugar and stir well. Keep stirring continuously to prevent the mixture sticking to the base.

11. Turn off the flame, when the ghee starts separating from the mixture and it became thick and nice brown in color.

12. Add nutmeg powder, cardamom powder to it and mix well.

13. Pour the mixture on a greased tray and spread it evenly.

14. Sprinkle some chopped almonds and cashews over it.

15. Slightly pat the dry fruits so that it set on the mixture.

16. Keep the mixture aside to set and then cut in small to medium size chunks.

17. Transfer the halwasan pieces on a plate. Halwasan is now ready.

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Nandita is a Bangalore-based food writer and columnist with a passion for healthy cooking. When not cooking, she is growing herbs and veggies in her kitchen garden. Find her recipes on her channel, Saffron Trail.

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