Besan and Coconut Halwa
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An amazing dessert for any occasion. . .
- Take 2 cups of gram flour and add 2 cups of water in it and mix well.
- Make sure the batter is not very watery and it gains a idli batter like consistency.
- Put one cup of water and one cup of sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil on medium-high heat. When the syrup comes to a boil, turn the heat down to medium and stir to dissolve the sugar. Let it simmer until the syrup is about half thread consistency.
- Heat 1 cup of ghee and use a flat skimmer that has several round holes on the surface,each about the size of a whole black peppercorn. Pour the batter over the ladle. So it will fall like tiny balls (boondi) into the oil. Drain it from the ghee and keep it aside.
- Repeat the same process for the whole batter. On another pan,take 1 tablespoon of ghee and fry the coconut and keep it aside.
- Now take gram flour mixture(boondis)and grind it once in a mixer. Heat 2 tablespoon of ghee in a separate pan. Add the boondi,fry it for 1 minute and add fried grated coconut, cardomon powder,and crushed cashew for better results, grind it once in the mixer. Please take care that it doesn't get powd
- Now add enough sugar syrup till the time it gains a halwa like consistency.
- Mix everything at low flame for next 2 minutes.
- Once done,remove from the heat.
- Serve hot and enjoy!!!
This recipe was contributed by ChillyCandy on 23 Nov 2012Hey People !!!
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