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Aval halwa recipe

Aval halwa made using poha,ghee and sugar as main ingredients.

  • 1/2 cup poha(aval) (I used red aval)
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 1/4 cup sugar + 1 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 6 nos cashews broken
  • a tiny pinch cardamom powder
  • 2 drops orange food color (optional)
  1. Soak poha for 5mins in water.Rinse it well and drain water.

  2. Heat 2 tsp of ghee, fry cashews until golden,remove it and set aside. In the same add poha and saute for 2mins.Then add milk and let it boil.

  3. Mash the poha well with a masher.Add sugar and orange food color.

  4. Add ghee little by little.Keep cooking in low flame and add ghee when it sticks.

  5. Add remaining ghee and keep cooking.

  6. It will start to leave out ghee at the edges and will start to roll and start leaving the sides of the pan, at this stage stage add fried cashews,cardamom powder mix well and switch off.

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