Khajoor halwa recipe

Khajoor Halwa Recipe (Dates Halwa)

Halwa is a dessert popular in asian cuisine particularly in the Indian Subcontinent. Every Meal is incomplete without a sweet or a dessert. In this recipe I will show you Khajoor Halwa or Dates Halwa Recipe. Like every sweet this too has a lots of variations in the method and choice of ingredients used. Most importantly, we need to clean and de-seed the dates before making its paste. Try Mooli Halwa Recipe

Chana Dal or Split Chickpeas is also used to prepare this halwa which enhances the taste of this dessert. Ideal recipe for festivals and special occasions to delight the guests. Firstly, we need to roast chana dal in ghee and later we add dates paste along with other ingredients and cook it.

Watch the Complete Video Recipe through this link: Khajur Halwa

Ingredients for the Khajoor Halwa:

  • Dates 250 gm
  • Milk 500 ml
  • Almonds 25 gm
  • Pistachios 25 gm
  • Cardamom Powder 1 tsp
  • Cashewnuts 25 gm
  • Brown Sugar or Sugar 50 gm Grinded powder
  • Chana Dal (Split Chickpeas) 100 gm soaked in water for 2 hours
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter 4 tbs

Method for the Halva Recipe:

  • Heat a vessel
  • Add milk (Boiled)
  • Add split chickpeas
  • Cook the split chickpeas for about 10 min while constantly stirring
  • In a mixer jar
  • Add de-seeded dates
  • Now add a little milk and grind to a fine paste
  • Meanwhile, in another mixer jar
  • Add the cooked chickpeas and grind to a fine paste
  • Heat a pan on full flame
  • Add ghee
  • Add chickpeas paste
  • And roast it until it dries out, initially roast on medium flame 2-3 min
  • Mix it well
  • Add another 2 tbs ghee
  • When it dries out add dates paste and mix it
  • Add brown sugar powder and cardamom powder
  • Mix it well
  • Add dryfruits
  • Mix well and cook for 10 min on full flame while constant stirring
  • Tasty khajoor halwa is ready
  • Serve hot

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