Peach Halwa

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Rich, milky and fruity too, the Peach Halwa is a dessert that is sure to please the palates of people with varied tastes. The strong scent of fresh peaches sautéed in ghee, together with the lingering aroma of khoya cooked with sugar, and the unmistakable aroma of cardamom, make this halwa a winner. Every aspect of this recipe is carefully designed to entertain, including the luxurious garnish of slivered almonds.

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Peach Halwa recipe - How to make Peach Halwa

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2 cups chopped peaches
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup crumbled grated low fat mava (khoya)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish
almond slivers
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the peaches and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Mash lightly using a potato masher.
  2. Add the mava and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  4. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers.

Handy tip

  1. The amount of sugar added will vary depending on the sweetness of the peaches.

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Peach Halwa
 on 13 Sep 10 09:50 AM

Interesting recipe. Never imagined that we can make halwa from fruit like peach also. I tried this recipe at home and simply loved it.