Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Wheat Ashoka Halwa

Wheat Ashoka Halwa..easy and very tasty halwa..can be a festive recipe or else a evening snack. Ashoka halwa r usually prepared with green grams..

1 1/2cup Wheat flour
1/2cup Maida flour
3 1/2cup Sugar
1/2cup Butter/ghee
10nos Cashew nuts
1pinch Salt
1tsp Orange food colour
2tsp Cardamom powder
3cup Water
Melt butter completely in sim flame, fry cashewnuts and keep away..Flame should be always in sim...very delicate to make this halwa never put the flame heavy...

Add the wheat flour to the melted butter, stir it well for 5 minutes then add maida with the wheat flour..stir both together for 10 minutes..this will cook the flours..add the colour powder and salt.


Heat 3 cups of water in a pan..add the hot water to the flours n stir it continously..the flour will get their double volume n will be turn as a dough n get off from the bottom of the kadai.Add sugar n cardamom powder with the dough will give a shiny orange colour halwa..add cashews to the halwa n put off the stove.

Pour this halwa in a plate n cut into pieces...can eat hot else cool it n serve (room temperature). Easy Wheat flour Ashoka Halwa is ready..

Can keep in Fridge, but before serve, heat in microwave oven to melt the butter.
Can keep in room temperature for 2 days.
Can also use Vanaspathi instead of butter.

Sending this post to: Festive Food Onam Celebration
On the way to: Sweet Series - Halwa, Burfi, Katli n Peda by Paajaka

6 comments:

Priti said... Reply To This Comment

It remains our famous Chennai halwa..looks yummy..

Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

good

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks priti for dropping ur comment..

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks anonymous..

Sathya Sankar said... Reply To This Comment

Hey priya,
iam droolin here...
nice recipe...

notyet100 said... Reply To This Comment

again somethin new,..:-)thnks again,..if u decorate pokallan u can send pics of that too,..i will be glad o hve them hppy ONAM,..