Sunday, February 26, 2012


I am still on cloud nine, yet to get over from the award hangover, this was time to celebrate my maiden award. I might sound like a maiden academy award winner, LOL, makes me happy enough. I made this in 15 mts, so easy, just make it and gulp it down, so silky and slippery. But i would prefer the wheat Halwa over this because, it has more body and texture than this. This halwa, though good enough was like a step sister who was not as beautiful as Cinderella. Anyways, comes in handy for instant sweet cravings. Hope you enjoy. The one mistake was the garnishing. I didn't add any nuts to the halwa itself, but messed up with shaved almonds. Appa thought it was coconut scrapings till he tasted it, next time, keep it simple and keep it the right way, happy-bowl.


Maida         -  100gms
Corn flour    -  15gms
Sugar         -  300gms
Gum Powder    -  a pinch
Ghee          -  150gms
Food color    -  a pinch
Nutmeg        -  1 tsp 

Make a runny paste with maida, cornflour, gum powder, food color and water.

Make a thin syrup with the sugar, when it comes to a boil add, maida and cornflour slurry.

When it comes to a boil and starts getting thicker add the ghee little by little.

When the mixture start coming together and leaves the pan,add nutmeg powder and transfer into a tray. Allow it to cool and cut into pieces.

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