POPPY SEEDS HALWA – Khas Khas Halwa

POPPY SEEDS(white) HALWA

Poppy seeds are commonly used as a spice in Indian cooking. We can prepare a yummy and healthy dessert with this spice. It will be a surprise for many people(including me) when you hear this for the first time.It is a healthy recipe for new mothers. It is good to eat this during winter time.

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SERVING SUGGESTION :

  • Serve as a Party dessert or Festival sweet.

AUTHOR : Dimple              CUISINE : Indian
COURSE :  Dessert              YIELD :2-3 serving


INGREDIENTS :

  • Poppy seeds – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup
  • Milk – 3/4 cup
  • Ghee – 1/4 cup
  • Cardamom powder – 1/2 Tsp
  • Almonds – 5

PREPARATION :

  1. Soak poppy seeds for about 5-6 hours.
  2. Drain it completely and grind it as a fine paste by adding milk little by little.
  3. Thinly slice almonds.

PROCEDURE :

  1. Place a pan on medium flame. Add half of the ghee.
  2. Add the fine paste. Mix it well. Stir often.
  3. Cook till the colour changes into light brown.
  4. Add a tbsp of ghee if needed.  Don’t burn at the bottom.
  5. Add milk and sugar. Stir it for every 2 min.
  6. Let it cook till the ghee oozes out.
  7. Add cardamom powder.
  8. Transfer it to a bowl and add ghee on top(optional)
  9. Garnish with almonds.

TIPS :

  • Add enough milk for  grinding as a paste.
  • You can add cashew nuts.

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