Sweet Potato Halwa
by Tarla Dalal
Added to 16 cookbooks
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Rich in nutrients and relatively low in calories, this halwa makes a great dessert for an indian meal. Serve hot or allow to cool, and chill. Enjoy these desserts/sweets as an occasional treat to satisfy your sweet tooth. . . The healthy way.
- Clean and wash sweet potatoes and pressure-cook for 4 to 5 whistles or microwave on high for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Peel, mash and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the mashed sweet potatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the milk, ½ cup water, sugar and cardamom powder and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes ensuring that the mixture has little liquid remaining and not completely dry.
- Add the saffron and nuts and mix well.
- Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
| 246 cal|| 3.9 gm|| 49.8 gm|| 3.6|| 32.3 mg|| 130.2 mg|| 589.5 mg|| 1.3 gm|
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