Pistachio Halwa Recipe

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Pistachio Halwa Recipe

Ingredients of Pistachio Halwa:

  • 1 1/2 cups shelled pistachio nuts
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 1/2 tsp butter or ghee
  • Few drops vanilla essence

How to make Pistachio Halwa:

  • Soak pistachio nuts in boiling water for 35 minutes.
  • Grease and base-line an 7 ” square plate.
  • Drain pistachio nuts thoroughly and grind with milk until finely chopped.
  • Stir in sugar.
  • Heat a large frying pan, add butter or ghee and melt over a low to medium heat.
  • Add nut paste and cook for about 15-20 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is very thick.
  • Stir in vanilla essence, then spread into prepared greased plate.
  • Leave to cool completely, then cut into Square or diamond shape pieces.
  • Pistachio Halwa is ready to serve.
  • Enjoy!

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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