Chickpea Dessert/Besan ka halwa

Chickpea Dessert/Besan ka halwa

Anju Tony


  1. 2 cups Besan chickpea flour 1. or
  2. 1 cup ghee butter or
  3. 1 cup milk
  4. 1 cup water
  5. 3/4 cup white sugar
  6. 1/2 cup brown sugar jaggery or
  7. 1 tsp cardamom Green powder
  8. strands saffron Few
  9. 1 cup Almonds pista nuts cashew nut raisins fried and chopped , , ,
  10. optional 1/2 cup mawa khoya milk or / dried mixture


10 mins
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    First, fry or slightly toast the dry fruits in 2 tsp ghee till golden In color.

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    In a thick bottom Kadai or wok, roast the flour in the remaining ghee or butter adding some more if necessary. Keep flame on medium and stir constantly.

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    Meanwhile, in a saucepan add the water and white sugar along with the cardamom powder and saffron, and mix till a sugar syrup is obtained.

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    Add the brown sugar to the golden brown turned chickpea flour and incorporate well.

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    Add the milk, sugar syrup being careful not to get any water on you, and mix well till ghee starts to seperate.

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    Finally add the fried nuts and dried nuts and mix well.

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    Add the khoya for more richer and denser halwa.

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    Garnish with more sliced posts.

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