SWEET POTATO HALWA-

SWEET POTATO HALWA

INGREDIENTS-

3, Medium size Sweet potatoes or 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes

1cup, Khoya, available at Indian sweet shops

6tbsp. ghee, clarified unsalted butter

1cup sugar, or to taste

12 Almonds

12 Pistachio nuts

12 cashew nuts

7-8 strands of saffron, soaked in 2tbsp. hot milk

1tsp. cardamom powder

METHOD-

Wash & wipe Sweet potatoes and Microwave it on high for 5-6 minutes. Peel the shin & mash it with masher.

Heat ghee or butter in the non-stick pan, add nuts and lightly brown them. Remove all the nuts and add mashed sweet potatoes. Stir fry this by stirring continuously and pressing down for about 8-10 minutes.

Add Khoya or substitute of khoya (mix 6tbsp. milk powder with 2tbsp.  Evaporated milk) and mix it well. Cook for 2 minutes, add sugar, nuts and saffron soaked milk and mix well. Cook it for another five minutes, add cardamom powder and turn off the heat.

Serve hot or at room temperature. Garnish with cashews and almonds. It is very tasty treat for kids also.ENJOY !!!

 

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