Thursday, January 13, 2011

Egg & Gram-flour Halwa ... Anday Besan ka Halwa

Egg & Gram-flour Halwa ... A sweet dish made of eggs, gram-flour, sugar & ghee. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare this delicious dessert. A great treat in the cold winter months!

Egg & Gram-flour Halwa
Serves : 4 - 6

Ingredients :
  • 3/4 cup ghee / oil
  • 3/4 cup gram flour ( besan )
  • 2 green cardamoms ( seeds only ), crushed
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • Yellow food color, optional
  • Sliced / chopped almonds or pistachios, as required

Method :
  • Melt ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add crushed cardamom seeds; fry for few seconds.
  • Add gram flour and cook on low heat, stirring until it turns light golden & releases a nice aroma.
  • Remove pan from heat, let it cool down for few minutes.
  • Combine eggs, sugar and food color in a bowl; whisk well.
  • Now gradually add egg mixture into the gram flour in the pan, stirring constantly until well combined  (stir well to make sure that there are no lumps formed ).
  • Now cook on low heat, stirring constantly until it starts to thicken.
  • Cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add almonds, mix well.
  • Transfer to serving dish, garnish with sliced almonds or pistachios.
Recipe Source: Cooking Expert Kokab Khawaja

This goes to the Event My Legume Love Affair # 31, created by Susan of The Well Seasoned Cook and hosted this month by Simona of Briciole 

    Also sending this post to events Any one Can Cook : Series 11 and Dish name starts with : E

    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


    1. Very new to me, looks absolutely delicious. Thank you for linking this delicious treat with Any One Can Cook :)

    2. nice halwa and unique recipe......loving it

    3. Wow..that's a really interesting recipe and it has come out so well!

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    4. Thanks a lot Ayeesha, Savitha & Aipi for stopping by and for your encouragement :)

    5. Thts a yummy recipe ... I didnt recieve your entry for CWS - Ajwain ... could you plzz send it again ... I will add it in round-up ...

    6. Thanks Kavita for liking the recipe.
      I'll resend my entry... Thanks for stopping by!

    7. Tempting and yummy! thanks for sharing!

    8. Thank you Treat and Trick for liking the recipe.Hope you will try it someday!
      Thank you Dimah for the visit and your wonderful comment.

    9. What an interesting recipe! I only know a savory recipe that uses besan. The dessert looks very nice. Thanks for contributing to MLLA!

    10. Thanks Simona for stopping by. Glad you liked it. Thank you for the nice words and hope you will try it someday :)

    11. Salaam Ambreen! Last night my father asked for some halwa and the first thing I did was search your blog. Everybody LOVED this! The only thing I changed was that I used 1/2 cup oil and 1/2 cup sugar. Everything else was the same and everyone absolutely loved this halwa!

      1. Dear Hina, I'm so glad to hear that you're enjoying my recipes. Thanks for the positive feedback & keep visiting :)

      2. Salaam Ambreen! I hope your Ramadan is going smoothly. I made this again for dessert for the first Iftar and my in-laws loved it! I just made a blog-post on it. I hope you're proud LOL :)

      3. Very glad to hear positive comment from you. Thank you Henna for being so encouraging. Remember me in your duas :)

    12. oh ambreen thanku very much for the recipe and i hope that my 1 year old ambreen will love to have this halwa...


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    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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