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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Mixed Vegetable Halwa

Ingredients:
7 cups grated Carrot
7 cups grated Beetroot
4 cups Ripen Raw Papaya
9 cups Milk
10 - 11 cups Sugar
10 - 12 Cardamom / Elachi / Elakki
1/2 cup Cashew nuts / Gerubeeja
1/4 cup Raisins / Ona Drakshi
11/4 - 1.5 cups Ghee / Thuppa
Few strands of Saffron / Kesari

Recipe:
Peel the skin of vegetables and grate them as shown in the picture below.

Put the grated vegetables in a pressure cooker container and cook them without adding water.(3-4 whistles). Once the pressure goes off, pour the cooked vegetables in a thick bottomed vessel. Add milk and bring them to boil.


Put broken of cashew nuts, 1-2 tsp ghee, fry them for few mins until they turn light golden in colour. Add raisins and fry them together for about 1-2 mins in low flame. Put Saffron in 3 - 4 tsp hot milk and keep it aside.

Add sugar, keep the halwa in medium flame and stir this mixture once in 2-3 mins until all the milk gets dried up.

Add half of the ghee and stir the halwa continuously in medium flame for about 10 mins.

Add saffron milk and stir the halwa in medium flame for about 10 mins. Add remaining ghee, fried cashew nuts, raisins and stir the halwa continuously in medium flame until ghee starts separating.

Add mashed cardamom and mix well.



Apply little amount of ghee to the plate, pour this halwa and spread it using one flat spoon as shown in the picture below.

Serve hot or cold.

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