Halwasan...a traditional Indian sweet...usually made with milksugar and any flour....I liked it very much,especially made by ma mom....I made it,but with no flour no sugar...in it...n yet tastes fine...And as I come to know from CIY"s post,that tomorrow..on 8th dec..there is some festival... Karthigai Deepam...amazzzing i want to dedicate it to;this festival..:)

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  • Yields: make normal size 6
  • 500 gram cows milk
  • 50 gram cows ghee
  • 50 gram edible gum (crushed)(gowar gum)
  • 50 gram dry figs (soaked n pureed)
  • 50 gram brown seedless dates(soaked and pureed)
  • 50 gram dessicated coconut
  • 50 gram poppy seeds
  • 4-5 gram cardamom powder
  • 10 ml honey or as per taste
  • for garnish:
  • blanched almonds (chopped)

In a non stick deep pan;heat ghee,as it melts add crushed edible gum and saute till brown,add milk and stir constantly;till milk curdles.


Now add fig and dates paste and mix well,stir constantly,add poppy seeds,cardamom powder and mix well and stir till mixture started removing pan.


Now add dessicated coconut and mix well,add honey and mix well and put off the flame,transfer to plate and cool the mixture,little bit.


Make lemon size balls with wet hands and place in paper cups,slightly pres it.Garnish with blanched almonds.Serve at room temperature.


NOTE:It remains fresh for 4-5 ays on self and 10-15 days in refrigerator...but if you are storing it in refrigerator then bring to normal temperature before eating;as it may turn harder in refrigerator.


NOTE:If fig n dates are not handy then don"t stop cooking it ,just avoid date,fig,honey and replace all this three ingredients with 100 grams of sugar.


NOTE: If you wish can add any chopped nuts in mixture,almonds and cashew nuts tastes better in this.

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