shakarkand ka halwa recipe | faral sweet potato halwa | navratri vrat ka halwa | upvas ka halwa |


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Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe

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સક્કરકંદનો હલવો, ફરાળી સક્કરકંદનો હલવો - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe in Gujarati) 

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shakarkand ka halwa is a way to satisfy your sweet cravings during fasting days. Learn how to make navratri vrat ka halwa.

An irresistibly sweet dish made from a sweet ingredient! Try this unique faral sweet potato halwa made using sweet potatoes, flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron, and enriched with nuts to keep your energy levels high.

This upvas ka halwa is a pleasurable experience for all those who enjoy warm gooey desserts. This desi mithai is a tad above all the mithais. The use of saffron and cardamom are its flavour enahncers, while the mixed nuts like almonds and pistachios added a shahi touch further.

This navratri vrat ka halwa is sure to lift up your spirits of the festival while warming up your soul and giving you a feeling of satiety.

To make shakarkand ka halwa, combine the saffron and warm milk in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the sweet potatoes and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the milk, ½ cup of water, sugar and cardamom powder and mix well. Cook on a slow flam for 2 to 3 minutes or till the mixture has little liquid remaining and not completely dry, while stirring continuously. Switch off the flame, add the saffron-milk mixture and mixed nuts and mix well. Serve immediately.

Tips for sshakarkand ka halwa. 1. Make sure you sauté the sweet potatoes for the recommended time, so that the raw smell goes off, and you get a rich aroma. 2. Cook the sweet potato mixture on a slow flame only and keep stirring it continuously so it doesn’t burn and stick to the sides of the pan. 3. When you switch off the flame, the halwa should be of a soft, semi-solid consistency and not completely dry.

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Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe recipe - How to make Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     5Makes 5 servings (5serving )
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Ingredients

For Shakarkand ka Halwa
2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed sweet potatoes
a few saffron (kesar) strands strands
1 tbsp warm milk
1 tsp ghee
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the saffron and warm milk in a small bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the sweet potatoes and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the milk, ½ cup of water, sugar and cardamom powder and mix well. Cook on a slow flam for 2 to 3 minutes or till the mixture has little liquid remaining and not completely dry, while stirring continuously.
  4. Switch off the flam, add the saffron-milk mixture and mixed nuts and mix well.
  5. Serve immediately.

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  1.  Vrat, Upwas or fasts is observed by may Hindus on auspicious festivals like NavratriShivratri or even days like ekadashi or Karwa chauth. The ingredients consumed during these fasting days differ from religion to religion and person to person. So, if you are not consuming any ingredients mentioned in this farali recipe, simply skip it. Like shakarkand ka halwa | sweet potato halwa | then below are some of my go-to recipes that can be consumed during faral :

What is shakarkand ka halwa made off?

  1. What is shakarkand ka halwa made off? shakarkand ka halwa is made from 2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed sweet potatoes, a few saffron (kesar) strands , 1 tbsp warm milk, 1 tsp ghee, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder and 2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts.

What are sweet potatoes?

  1. This is what sweet potatoes look like. Plenty of dirt on them. 
  2. Wash under running water.
  3. Put in a pressure cooker with ample of water in it.
  4. Pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  5. Cool and open the lid.
  6. Peel the boiled sweet potatoes.
  7. Mash the peeled and boiled potatoes. We now have boiled, peeled and mashed sweet potatoes.

Tips for shakarkand ka halwa

  1. Make sure you sauté the sweet potatoes for the recommended time, so that the raw smell goes off, and you get a rich aroma.
  2. Cook the sweet potato mixture on a slow flame only and keep stirring it continuously so it doesn’t burn and stick to the sides of the pan.
  3. When you switch off the flame, the halwa should be of a soft, semi-solid consistency and not completely dry.
  4. After mashing the boiled sweet potatoes, you may want to take out the long hair like strands from the sweet potatoes. 
  5. The colour of the halwa depends on the quality of saffron used in the recipe. 

Making saffron milk for shakarkand ka halwa

  1. In a small bowl put 1 tbsp warm milk.
  2. Add a few saffron (kesar) strands. TIP. The colour of the halwa depends on the quality of saffron used in the recipe. 
  3. Mix well and keep aside.

Making shakarkand ka halwa

  1. To make shakarkand ka halwa recipe | faral sweet potato halwa | navratri vrat ka halwa | upvas ka sheera |  heat 1 tsp ghee in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add 2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed sweet potatoes.
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add 3/4 cup milk.
  5. Add 1/2 cup water.
  6. Add 1/2 cup sugar.
  7. Add 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder.
  8. Mix well.
  9.  Cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the mixture has little liquid remaining and not completely dry, while stirring continuously. This is the first image shot at 2 minutes.
  10. Use a potatoe masher to break down the big pieces of sweet potatoes.
  11. This is what the cooked halwa looks like.
  12. Switch off the flame, add the saffron-milk mixture.
  13. Add 2 tbsp chopped mixed nuts.
  14. Mix shakarkand ka halwa | faral sweet potato halwa | navratri vrat ka halwa | upvas ka sheera | well.
  15. Serve shakarkand ka halwa | faral sweet potato halwa | navratri vrat ka halwa | upvas ka halwa | immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy254 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates47.1 g
Fiber3.7 g
Fat5.1 g
Cholesterol5.3 mg
Sodium14.7 mg

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Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
3
 on 20 Apr 21 08:12 PM


Tastes Okayish. Mine became very liquidy.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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21 Apr 21 04:15 PM
Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
5
 on 05 Dec 19 01:29 PM


Very delicious Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for the feedback.. Do keep trying more recipes and give us your feedback..
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06 Dec 19 10:14 AM
Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
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 on 05 Dec 19 01:27 PM


Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
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 on 16 Jan 17 03:47 PM


Meri sasumaji ke hafte me 3 Baar upvaas hote hai. meine aaj yeh halwa unneh khilakar Khush KAR diyaa. aacha laga ke sasumaji ko halwa pasand aaya