Besan Ka Halwa Recipe

Besan Ka Halwa

Besan ka halwa is a rich, dessert, traditional Punjabi favorite for celebrations. Gram flour (besan) halwa enriched with almonds, cashew nuts and a generous helping of desi ghee. Try this besan ka halwa recipe , and don’t forget to share your experience with us!!

Besan Ka Halwa recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 10 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 40 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 4 [/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level: Medium [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 cup chickpea flour(besan)
  • 1/2 cup clarified butter (desi ghee)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon chopped almonds
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoon chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder (elaichi powder)

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 4 servings

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Step 1

Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel (karahi). Add besan and roast on medium-low heat.

Step 2

Keep stirring while roasting and roast till besan turns brownish.

Step 3

Add water, sugar and cardamom powder. Keep cooking till water dries up.

Step 4

Remove from the heat.

Step 5

Take into a serving bowl and garnish with nuts. Besan Ka Halwa is ready to serve.

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  • Serve hot as a dessert after any meal.

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