KASHI HALWA-ASHGOURD HALWA-DUMROT-KUMBALAKAI HALWA

Kashi Halwa

Kashi Halwa

Ingredients :                                                                                                                      

Grated Ash gourd/Boodakumbala kai         2 ½ cup

Sugar                                                                          1 ½ cup

Cashew & Raisins                                                  8-10

Elaichi/cardamom powder                              ¼ tsp

Saffron strands                                                       7-8

Ghee                                                                           4 tsp

 

Method :

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Melt ghee in a pan.

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Fry cashew till half golden brown.

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Add raisins and fry till golden brown.

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Remove them in a separate bowl and keep aside.

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Remove excess water from ash gourd.

In the same pan along with ghee, fry grated ash gourd till water in it dries. You can also cook in a pressure cooker and start frying.

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When it is reduced to three fourth the quantity add sugar and keep sauting.

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When it starts forming one single lump, switch off the flame.

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Add cardamom powder, fried cashew raisins and mix. Add saffron strands and serve hot.

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Tips :

Use thick bottom pan or nonstick pan to avoid burning.  As ashgourd contains more water, it may take little more time for halwa to be done.

 

 

Shyla Nagesh

http://brahmin.kitchen

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