Green Gram Halwa

2 Aug

green_halwa
Pesara Nooka Halwa

Ingredients:

Rice 1/2 cup
Whole Green Gram 1/2 cup
Ghee 1 tbsp
Jaggery (grated) 3 cups
Cashews 5

Method of preparation:

Coarsely grind rice and green gram seperately using a spice blender and mix both rawa together.
Heat ghee in a pan, add cashews and fry until golden brown.
Remove the cashews onto a bowl.
Then add prepared rawa in the same pan.
Fry on medium flame for a minute and remove from heat.

Bring to boil a cup of water and add grated jaggery.
Cook the jaggery mixture for a minute or until the syrup thickens a little.
Stir in fried rawa and cook covered on low flame until halwa comes together.
Grease a small box with ghee and pour the above prepared halwa.
Garnish with fried cashews and serve hot or cold.

Notes: Make sure the halwa is cooked properly before removing from heat.

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7 Responses to “Green Gram Halwa”

  1. yashashri prabhu August 10, 2008 at 5:15 am #

    hi, i read this recipee . i liked it. bt i dont understand wht is jaggery? plz tell me

  2. anusharaji August 21, 2008 at 8:31 pm #

    jaggery is from sugarcane. check the below link
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaggery

  3. madhu September 7, 2008 at 9:17 am #

    nice for health good

  4. Kanishka Fernando November 11, 2008 at 12:33 am #

    I’ve read this recipe, i’ll try & send you good comment.

  5. SHILPA December 7, 2010 at 3:38 am #

    hi,
    do the rawa mixture cooks in jaggery the syrup???

  6. Madhavi May 17, 2012 at 5:45 am #

    hi, is this rice and green gram should be soaked and then go for grinding

  7. Raji May 18, 2012 at 5:13 am #

    no soaking required but keep covered and it cooks relatively fast.

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