Dry fruit halwa is a traditional, rich and nutrient dense halwa recipe with crushed nuts added to ghee, sugar and milk and then enjoyed as barfis or halwa as dessert.
200 gms bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
200 gms mava (khoya)
150 gms sugar
8 to 10 cherries
2 tsp angelica
4 sliced almonds (badam)
2 tbsp raisins (kismis)
4 chopped walnuts (akhrot)
a few drops of yellow colour
1 tbsp chirongi nuts (charoli)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 tsp saffron (kesar) strands
10 to 12 cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp ghee
2 edible silver leaf (vark)
Boil the grated bottle gourd in 1/4 cup of water and remove from the water.
Heat 75 ml of water in a deep pan, add the sugar, mix well and boil till the mixture becomes a thick syrup.
Add the saffron, dry fruits, mava and the cooked doodhi and colour and mix well.
Cook till all the water is absorbed.
Spread this halwa in a thali and garnish with silver foil.
Serve into desired shape pieces.
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