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Saffron besan halwa
By : Rehana Khambaty
Category : Sweets and cakes
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. In a non-stick pan, roast the besan until dark orange yellow on medium low heat.
  2. Now add ghee and cardamom and roast until brown.
  3. Add sugar, and mix it well.
  4. Reduce heat now and let it cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Now add kishmish and half of cashews and almonds.
  6. Add saffron water along with soaked saffron and another 2&1/2 cups of water.
  7. While adding the water stir continuously.
  8. Be careful that halwa does not stick and cook till ghee separates.
  9. When cooked, turn off the heat and transfer to a bowl.
  10. Garnish with rose water and rest of almonds and cashews.
2 cups of besan ( gram flour)
2 cups of sugar
1 tbsp of saffron soaked in 1 cup of water
2 green cardamom seeds(break it down)
1 cup of toasted almonds and cashews
1/2 cup of kish mish
1&1/2 cup of desi ghee / clarified butter
1 tbsp of rose water
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