by Tarla Dalal
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peach halwa recipe | peach halwa with mava | Indian mithai recipe | easy Indian festival sweet
peach halwa is a rich, milky and fruity Indian mithai that is sure to please the palates of people with varied tastes. Learn how to make peach halwa with mava.
The strong scent of fresh peaches sautéed in ghee, together with the lingering aroma of khoya cooked with sugar, and the unmistakable aroma of cardamom, make this Indian mithai recipe a winner. Every aspect of this recipe is carefully designed to entertain, including the luxurious garnish of slivered almonds.
To make peach halwa, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the peaches and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Mash lightly using a potato masher. Add the mava and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers.
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Perk up your festive mood with this unique mithai. Enjoy it during Diwali, the festival of diyas or Dusshera, the festival which marks the victory of good over evil. The interesting part about this peach halwa with mava is that it can be enjoyed during the festivals of fasting like Holi, Janmashtami and Ekadashi too!
Tips for peach halwa. 1. Do not chop the peaches very finely. This will let you enjoy its little mouthfeel after cooking. 2. Adjust the use of sugar depending on the sweetness of peaches. 3. Choose peaches that are firm to the touch, but whose flesh will yield with gentle pressure. The fruits should be unblemished and free of bruises, with a warm, fragrant aroma.
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- To make peach halwa, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the peaches and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Mash lightly using a potato masher.
- Add the mava and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
- Serve the peach halwa hot garnished with almond slivers.
- The amount of sugar added will vary depending on the sweetness of the peaches.
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