Saturday, 15 December 2012

Sweet potato halwa

Ingredients :

  1. Sweet potatoes

     - 3 medium sized




  2. Ghee

    /oil - 1 tsp



  3. Milk

     - 1/2 cup




  4. Sugar

     - 4 tbsp




  5. Cardamom (elaichi) powder

     - 1/4 tsp


  6. Saffron

    - a few mixed with 1 tbsp milk 

  7. Roasted nuts (almonds ,cashew nuts ,pistachios etc.) - 1/2 cup chopped

  8. Dried figs (chopped), dates, raisins - 1/4 cup

Method :

  1. Clean and wash sweet potatoes and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles or till the potatoes are done.
  2. Peel and mash the sweet potatoes and keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee/oil in a non-stick pan, add the mashed sweet potatoes and saute on a medium flame for few minutes.
  4. Add the milk and 1/2 cup of water, mix well.
  5. Now add the sugar and cardamom powder, mix.
  6. Cook on low flame for 1 to 2 minutes, make sure it is not completely dry.
  7. Add the saffron, figs, dates, raisins and  mix well.
  8. Garnish with chopped nuts.
  9. Serve hot with puris.

                          Enjoy and Good luck :)  


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Swasthi Blank said...

Lovely Kauser! must be delicious!

Amelia said...

Hi Kausers, that's a delicious halwa. I like your green bowl.:)
Have a nice weekend.

divya said...

yummy n delicious...looks great!!

Vimitha Anand said...

That looks so delicious... Nice flavor

Priya said...

Such a brilliant idea of making halwa with sweet potatoes,delicious.

Kitchen Queen said...

Lovely dish, less sugar and amazing result.

Veena Theagarajan said...

this is new to me! looks yummy

Love to Experiment said...

Wish I could taste this. Looks perfect

Amy said...

delicious & sounds new to me...thanks for sharing with my event...
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Anonymous said...

thanks for share.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

wish I could have some right now!! so delicious.. Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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