Monday, 14 September 2015

How to Make Tirunelveli Halwa South India Famous Yummy Recipes

Ingredients :

  • Whole wheat 250 gms
  • Sugar 1 kg
  • Ghee 350 gms
  • Boiling Water 8 cups
  • Cashew 1/2 cups
  • Cardamom powder 1 tbsp
Saffron Powder a pinch

Method :

  • Wash & soak whole wheat or rawa in plenty of water for 5-6 hrs. Drain & grind with 1 cup of water in a mixi.
  • Squeeze to get the milk.
  • Repeat this procedure 3-4 times more with a fresh cup of water every time & squeeze the milk thoroughly.
  • Allow the liquid to settle, undisturbed for 6-8 hrs. Then pour out the clear liquid as far as possible, retaining only the thick milk. Make a syrup of the sugar with 2 cups of water. Add 2 tbsp milk, boil .
  • When one-string syrup is reached, add the thick milk, stirring well.
  • Add saffron colour mixed in 1 tsp of water to get the required shade of colour. Keep stirring the mixture on a low fire. Keep water boilng ready .
  • When the mixture starts thickening, add 1 cup of boiling water & cook. Add 2 tbsp of ghee.
  • The mixture will again start thickening .Repeat the above procedure in the same order till you have used up all the 6 cups of boiling water.
  • The halwa gets thoroughly cooked to a very soft texture. Now it will become a mass .
  • Add cardamom powder & cashewnuts.
  • Stir continuously so that ghee starts gradually oozing out. Now empty on a greased plate.
  • Serve hot or cool & cut into pieces.


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