THIRUNELVELI HALWA

THIRUNELVELI  HALWA

THIRUNELVELI  HALWA

INGREDIENTS:

Wheat                                            - 1 cup 

Sugar                                             - 2 cups

Ghee                                               - 1 1/4 cups

Cashews Nuts                                - 1/4 cup

Cardamom powder                        - 1/2 tsp

Water                                             - 1 1/2 cups

METHOD:

Wash wheat thoroughly in water or until water runs clear.Then soak the wheat in  water for overnight.

Grind the wheat, using the soaked water and filter it and  remove the  husk.

Place this wheat extract  without disturbing it for atleast 3 hrs.

The milk will be separated by now,   thick milk will be settled at the bottom and on top with water. Now carefully discard the water. 

Add sugar  to this thick milk  dissolve it properly. 

Heat a large wide heavy bottomed iron kadai [ use only iron kadai ].

Add  1 cup of  ghee to kadai  and  add wheat milk slowly  to it. 

Keep stirring  constantly and cook it over low-medium heat.

When  halwa starts  bubbling  and the wheat starts thickening.

Add in the balance ghee now. keep stirring, should not leave hand by this stage ...

Add cardamom powder and fried fried nuts.

When halwa consistency is reached the ghee will start oozing out and halwa with leaves the  kadai...

Halwa will be looking glossy and golden brown color.

Cool it to room temperature...

Yummy Thirunelveli halwa is ready to taste... 




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