singhada halwa, sheera recipe | farali singhare atte ka halwa | vrat, fasting sheera | water chestnut flour halwa | with step by step images.
singhada halwa, sheera is a quick and easy Indian mithai with a touch of rich nuts. Learn how to make farali singhare atte ka halwa.
singhada halwa is made from singhoda, ghee sugar and cardamom powder.
This farali singhare atte ka halwa was indigenously once made in every household in the past. This is a treat for elders who usually opt for fasting and are always looking for soft, easily chewable food which is palatable at the same time.
The use of ghee and the addition of cardamom powder give the sheera a very rich aroma, which is typical of most Indian sweets. Garnish vrat, fasting sheera generously with nuts, to add to the sumptuousness of this delightful dessert.
To make singhada halwa, sheera, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the water chestnut flour and cook on a slow flame for 4 minutes or till it turns light brown in colour, while stirring continuously. Add 2 cups of warm water, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 4 minutes or till all the water has been absorbed, while stirring continuously. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 4 more minutes, while stirring continuously. Switch off the flame, add the cardamom powder and mix well. Serve hot garnished with almonds and pistachios.
Who can resist a ladleful of sheera, even on a fasting day! Well, why not. Here is a lip-smacking water chestnut flour halwa that is perfectly acceptable on fasting days as well. You won’t miss the atte ka sheera – neither in terms of texture or appeal.
Tips for singhada halwa, sheera. 1. Roasting the water chestnut flour sufficiently, till it turns golden in colour, is very essential to bring out a rich aroma and do away with the raw smell of the flour. 2. After adding sugar, cook it for the exact time given, else the excess cooking of sugar might lead to crystallization and might not give the perfect smooth texture. 3. Cook the mixture on a slow flame only throughout and keep stirring it continuously so it doesn’t burn and stick to the sides of the pan.
Some more dessert recipes to enjoy on fasting days -Paneer Kheer, Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Piyush.
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