Besan Halwa Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Besan Halwa Recipe



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Besan Halwa | Gram dessert is a very traditional, sweet, rich Punjabi sweet dessert that is a favorite for any type of celebration. Besan or Gram Flour made from chickpeas is used extensively for its health and beauty properties, many of you have probably used it externally since besan is a great exfoliant. It has great benefits too when taken internally. The flour aids indigestion.


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This recipe combines ghee, eggs, and milk When consumed during fasts it can satiate the hunger for many hours.
Besan halwa is also given in pregnancy and besan ka halwa for cold is a sure shot remedy to cure the severest of cold. I make it besan halwa in a shape of katli you can as desired give it to shape or remain plain texture it’s up to you
So lets the go-ahead to know how to make it step by step with photos...
                     
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We need:

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Preparation of making besan halwa:
First, we sift the besan to the medium bowl set aside


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If you haven’t powdered sugar you can just grind it in the food processor 

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To prepare egg-sugar mixture we will take any kind of mug to crack the eggs in the mug and whisk them well, then add powdered sugar

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Whisk well until sugar is dissolved

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Pour milk to the egg mixture then whisk to combine well then add kewra essence further stir well then set aside, prepare all dry fruits and green cardamom 


Grease the tray with ghee set aside

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    Making besan halwa:
    Heat the ghee in the pan/wok, put besan to the pan

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    Roast it with ghee over the low-medium flame, after 2-3 minutes add green cardamom powder

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    add-green-cardamom

    Keep on stirring halwa on medium-low flame until changes its color, once it turns to light brown reduce the heat to low

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    It turns to rainy texture, then pours egg-sugar mixture to the besan and stir to combine well

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    Till turns to dough texture and leave the base from the bottom


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    Transfer to the tray and spread it evenly with a spatula, sprinkle crushed dry fruits on besan halwa


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    Place the chandi warq on halwa and cut into as the desired shape, leave it to 1-2 hours in open-air place then can be stored in the container for up to 2 weeks

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    Besan halwa is ready to serve or store 

                                                   
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    How to make a recipe?




    Besan Ka Halwa | Gram dessert is very traditional, sweet, rich Punjabi sweet dessert that is a favorite for any type of celebrations

    Ingredients:
    1. 250g, gram flour (besan)
    2. 70-80g, powdered sugar (regular sugar)
    3. ½ cup, milk
    4. 1 cup, desi ghee/regular ghee
    5. 3-4 pods, green cardamom powder
    6. 25g, almond chopped
    7. 25g, pistachio chopped
    8. 3 large-sized egg whisked
    9. 2 drops, kewra essence
    10. Edible silver paper optional 
    Instructions:
    1. Heat the ghee in wok/pan over medium flame, add gram flour to the pan
    2. Reduce the flame to low-medium then start roasting it with ghee
    3. Then add green cardamom powder
    4. Keep on stirring on medium flame till turns to lightly brown around 10-12 minutes or depend on gram flour quality
    5. You will see gram flour is getting liquid form during roasting but don’t worry mainly it happens by default at this stage immediately pour egg-sugar mixture without delay and keep flame low-medium to prevent burning
    6. Keep mixing by pouring egg-sugar mixture on medium flame
    7. Continuously keep stirring to prevent making lumps
    8. When you add egg mixture you will see instantly they started coming in the dough form 
    9. Just at this stage turn off the flame and spread on the greased tray 
    10. Evenly press it with a spatula or wooden flat spoon from all four sides
    11. Sprinkle almond and pistachio powder over halwa
    12. At this stage place the silver edible paper and cut them as the desired shape whether it be diamond or square shape
    13. I cut into a square shape
    14. Transfer to the serving plate/dish and serve hot with tea 
    15. You can store it more than 1-2 weeks in winter season but in summer will have to store in the refrigerator
    16. Besan halwa is ready to serve.....
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