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
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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!!!

    17 comments :

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

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

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

      US Masala

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

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    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 ...

      spoonfuls.of.love@gmail.com

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

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    7. Tempting and yummy! thanks for sharing!

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    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.

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

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

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    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!
      -Hina

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

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      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 :)

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

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

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    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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