Apple Halwa


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The mushy sweetness of cooked apples and the crunchy nuttiness of walnuts are a made-for-each-other match. Here, this admirable duo comes to you in the form of a tasty Apple Halwa prepared with sautéed apples, mawa and milk cooked with sugar and walnuts. While this gives the perfect flavour and texture, a dash of vanilla imparts an aroma that kids cannot resist. You could prepare this as an after-school tiffin for your kids, or as an anytime treat for your whole family, but make sure you serve it within an hour or preparation after which the flavours tend to wane.

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Apple Halwa recipe - How to make Apple Halwa

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2 1/4 cups grated apple (unpeeled)
1 1/2 tbsp ghee
1/4 cup crumbled mava (khoya)
3/4 cup milk
3 1/2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup chopped walnuts (akhrot)
a few drops of vanilla essence
  1. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the apples and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the mava, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the sugar and walnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 7 to 8 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.
  5. Once cooled, add the vanilla essence and mix well.
  6. Re-heat and serve within an hour.

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Apple Halwa ( Tiffin Treats for Kids )
 on 21 Apr 15 03:52 PM

Halwa made with apple, just superb recipe, with crunchy walnuts added. Once made no one can guess its a apple. Best is to serve it warm. A must try recipe.