One of the most significant festivals of Hindus, Navratri is just around the corner. Devotees are all set to celebrate this nine-day long festival with much fervour. For the unversed, this nine-day long extravaganza is dedicated to the nine incarnations of Goddess Durga, where in many devotees observe fasts. Like every other festival in India, this festival is also incomplete without sweet treats and desserts. Considering this, we bring you a vrat-special shakarkandi halwa recipe that is sure to impress your taste buds.
To prepare this recipe, you need a few basic ingredients from your kitchen pantry - sweet potatoes, sugar, ghee, and more. The best part about this halwa recipe is that it just takes 20-25 minutes to get ready. So, what are you waiting for? Let's quickly learn how to make it. Take a look below.
Shakarkandi Halwa Recipe: How To Make Shakarkandi Halwa
To begin with the recipe, you first need to cook 3-4 sweet potatoes in a pressure cooker. Once potatoes turn soft and mushy, mash them properly using a potato masher. Set aside.
The next step is to heat ghee or oil in a non-stick pan, fry cashews and almonds till golden. Once done, take them out!
Now, in the same oil add the mashed sweet potatoes. Mix it well and sauté for at least 3 to 4 mins on medium-low to medium heat. Add sugar according to taste.
For the aroma, add cardamom powder and a few kesar strands. Voila, your halwa is ready to be relished!
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