khubani ka halwa recipe | apricot halwa | Indian mithai recipe | homemade khubani ka halwa


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Khubani Halwa, Apricot Halwa

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A land that is famous for dry fruits, Hyderabadi cuisine makes generous use of dry fruits in gravies, rice dishes and sweets. Khubani Halwa is one such mithai made with apricots, laced with Indian spices like cardamom and saffron.

A garnish of chopped nuts adds to the charm of this tasty sweet. The pleasant aroma and natural sweetness of apricots, punctuated by the myriad flavours and textures of the dry fruits makes the Khubani Halwa absolutely heavenly.

You can also try other halwa recipes like Peach Halwa and Gajar ka Halwa .

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Khubani Halwa, Apricot Halwa recipe - How to make Khubani Halwa, Apricot Halwa

Soaking time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients
1 cup dried apricots (kummani / jardalu)
1 tbsp ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
a pinch of saffron (kesar) strands

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts (cashewnuts , pistachios and almonds)
Method
    Method
  1. Soak the apricots in enough water for 1 hour. Keep aside.
  2. Drain the apricots, deseed and blend in a mixer with 2 tbsp water till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the apricot purée, cardamom powder and saffron, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes , while stirring continously.
  4. Serve warm garnished with mixed nuts.

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What is khubani ka halwa made of?

  1. Khubani ka halwa is made of 1 cup dried apricots (kummani / jardalu), 1 tbsp ghee, 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder, a pinch of saffron (kesar) strands and 2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts.

Tips for khubani ka halwa

  1. Prefer to use a deep pan to make this halwa so sautéing becomes easier.
  2. Add water gradually while blending. The water is only to make blending easier. The apricot purée has to be thick after blending.
  3. Prefer to use fresh cardamom powder for a good aroma and flavour. 

For the apricot purée

  1. For the apricot purée of khubani ka halwa recipe | apricot halwa | Indian mithai recipe | homemade khubani ka halwa, we need 1 cup dried apricots (kummani / jardalu)
  2. Soak the apricots in enough water for 1 hour.
  3. Drain the apricots using a strainer and discard the water. 
  4. Deseed the apricots and discard the seeds. 
  5. Blend them in a mixer with 2 tbsp water till smooth. Keep aside.

For khubani ka halwa

  1. For khubani ka halwa recipe | apricot halwa | Indian mithai recipe | homemade khubani ka halwa, heat 1 tbsp ghee in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add the apricot purée.
  3. Add 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.
  4. Add a pinch of saffron (kesar) strands.
  5. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously to avoid the mixture from sticking to the pan.
  6. Garnish with 2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts (cashewnuts , pistachios and almonds).
  7. Serve khubani ka halwa recipe | apricot halwa | Indian mithai recipe | homemade khubani ka halwa warm.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy149 cal
Protein0.6 g
Carbohydrates26.4 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat4.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3.6 mg

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Khubani Halwa, Apricot Halwa
5
 on 08 May 21 07:24 PM


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