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Chayote Halwa

15 Nov

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Banglore Vankaya Halwa

Ingredients:

Chayote / Chow Chow 2
Sugar 1/2 – 1 cup
Almonds 10-15 (optional)
Milk 1 cup
Ghee 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends, peel and grate the chayote (around 2 cups).
Wash the grated chayote and squeeze the water.
Chop the almonds coarsely.
Heat ghee in a pan, add chopped almonds and saute until they turn golden brown.

In the same pan, add grated chayote and stir for about 5-10 minutes.
Now add milk and simmer for 10-15 minutes stirring occasionally.
When most of the milk is evaporated, stir in sugar and chopped almonds.
Let it stay on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the sugar starts to caramalize.
Serve hot or chilled.

Notes: Refrigerate and chayote halwa stays fresh for few days.