Besan and Coconut Halwa


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Besan and Coconut Halwa


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Besan and Coconut Halwa recipe - How to make Besan and Coconut Halwa

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Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 to 4 servings
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Method
For the batter:

  1. Take 2 cups of gram flour and add 2 cups of water in it and mix well.
  2. Make sure the batter is not very watery and it gains a idli batter like consistency.

For making sugar syrup:

  1. 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.

For frying

  1. 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.
  2. Repeat the same process for the whole batter. On another pan,take 1 tablespoon of ghee and fry the coconut and keep it aside.
  3. 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
  4. Now add enough sugar syrup till the time it gains a halwa like consistency.
  5. Mix everything at low flame for next 2 minutes.
  6. Once done,remove from the heat.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy!!!


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This recipe was contributed by ChillyCandy on 23 Nov 2012
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