Friday, July 13, 2007

Tanjore Halwa (Ashoka Halwa)

1.Moong dal 1 cup
2.Water 21/2 cups
3.Wheat flour 1 cup
4.Ghee 11/2 cup
5.Sugar 2 cups
6.Cardamom Powder 1 tsp
7.Cashewnut 10
8.Nutmeg powder 1 tsp
9.Resins 10
10.Almond 10 (chopped)

1.Take a cooker.Pour 21/2 cups of water.When the water boils add moong dal.
Allow two whistle and switch off the gas.
2.Take a kadai.Add the 11/2 cups of ghee.Sprinkle the entire wheat flour slowly.
Along with that add cashewnuts.Stir well.When the cashewnuts become red sprinkle
little waterand switch off the flame.
3.Take a Kadai
Add one by one
b.the boiled moongdal
c.wheat flour with ghee mix
4.Stir on low heat till the mixture collects in a soft ball.
Add kesari powder,Nutmeg powder and cardomom powder.
Decorate with chopped almond.

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