Saturday, March 31, 2012

Poha Halwa

I am finally back to blogging after a long break! I hope to post recipes more frequently. Poha halwa is my own creation. It is very yummy and tastes close to chakkarai pongal (sweet rice pudding). It takes only 10 minutes to prepare this dessert. Let's move on to the recipe.


200 grams MTR Badam Halwa Mix
1.5 cups thin poha (aval/beaten rice flakes)
1 cup milk
1/4 cup ghee
Handful of cashews and raisins
A pinch of orange food color


Roast cashews and raisins in 2 tsp ghee till they turn golden brown.
Set aside.
Wash poha in water and squeeze excess water and set aside. It's ok if it turns mushy. Use only thin variety poha.
In the same pan, add MTR badam halwa mix, washed poha, milk and stir everything together till mixture turns thick. Keep adding remaining ghee while stirring. Add food color and mix well.
Garnish with roasted cashews and raisins.
Serve hot.