Ashoka Halwa

Ashoka Halwa
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Ashoka Halwa, Thanjavur Popular Dish.. a blend of Moong dhal and Wheat flour in Ghee and sugar, such a mouth melting halwa.. the glaze of the halwa makes to scope more halwa..
And the Diwalli is around, every where blinking with bright light and  Crackers.. this time  I prepare only few recipes for diwalli, as we are back last week from our vacation, i delayed with my work.. so here I’m sharing most time consuming easy rich dessert, which makes your family to tempt behind this sweet, and if you love sweet then don’t miss the taste of this halwa.. you can add a pinch of kesari powder for color, i just love the real halwa color on it..
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Ashoka Halwa

Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Dessert
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook time: 30- 40 mins | Serves: 6-8 


Moong dhal 100 gms(1 cup)
Water 3 cups
Wheat Flour/Atta 25 gms (1/4 cup)
Ghee 50 gms( 1/2 cup)
Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
Sugar 125 gms (1 1/4 cup)
Cashew 1 tsp
Rasins 1 tsp




Measure and take the Moong dhal.. 
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Dry roast the dhal in a presser pan, dry roast till the aroma raise. 
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See the color of the dhal was slightly changed.. 
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Add a teaspoon of ghee and Roast he dhal.. 
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You can see the shiny dhal.. 
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Add 3 cups of water to cook the dhal.. cook the dhal to mushy texture.. 
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Once they done, release the pressure, mash the dhal and set aside.. 
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Take the Ghee in the Pan.. 
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Fry the Raisins and Cashew in ghee and set aside.. 
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Put the flame in low.. Add the wheat flour and mix them well without forming any clumps.. 
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The wheat flour will cook and you can see the bubble up .. 
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Once ou see the bubbles, add in the Mushed Dhal.. 
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Mix them well to absorb he ghee.. add in the Cardamom powder.. 
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Followed by sugar.. Mix well and cook for 2-3 mins in low flame.. 
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Add remaining ghee if you had.. 
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Continuously stir for  5mins.. 
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You can see the glossy texture and the excess ghee will ooze out from the Halwa.. add in the fried cashew and Raisins.. 
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All done. 
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    • Halwa should cook till they roll out and Ooze out the excess the.. 
    • Should stir continuously to avoid lumps.. 
    • While adding wheat flour carefully do, there may had a chance to burn the flour, if it happen the process will end in bad result.. 
    • You can add dry fruits of your choice.. 
    • You can add a pinch of chaser powder to color.. 
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