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Kaashi Halwa Recipe

Written by on August 14, 2023

Ash gourd halwa hails from the popular udupi cuisine and is generally a premium sweet recipe prepared for feasts and occasions. most commonly it served during the lunch feast, or for breakfast.
  • 3 cups 800 grams ash gourd/winter melon, grated
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ tsp saffron / kesar
  • ¼ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 15 cashew / kaju
  • ¼ tsp cardamom/elaichipowdered
  • firstly, grate 3 cups of ash gourd making sure to discard the skin.
  • take the grated ash gourd into a large kadai along with juice released from the ash gourd.
  • cook for 25-30 minutes or till the ash gourd is cooked completely and water is absorbed.
  • now add 1 cup sugar and ¼ tsp saffron. adjust sugar to your sweetness.
  • mix well till the sugar dissolves completely.
  • boil for 5 minutes or more till the sugar syrup thickens.
  • simmer for 10 minutes or more till the sugar syrup is absorbed completely.
  • further, add ¼ cup ghee and mix well.
  • mix till the ghee starts to release from the sides.
  • now fry 15 cashews with a tsp of ghee till they turn golden brown.
  • pour the fried cashews over the halwa along with¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • finally, mix and serve kashi halwa hot or refrigerate and enjoy for a week.
Source: Hebbars kitchen

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