Khus Khus or poppy seeds are usually used in Indian cuisine for making gravies and because of its highly nutritive nature it is also used in making breads, cakes, cookies, pastries, curries, sweets and confectionery. Khus Khus halwa is an Indian dessert made on various occasions and festivals like DiwaIi, Raksha bandhan, etc.The milk and khus khus when cooked together imparts a natural sweet taste to the dish.
Ingredients of Khus Khus Ka Halwa
1 Cup Khus Khus
1 tsp Ghee
1/2 Cup Makhane
1/2 Cup Ghee
1 Cup Sugar
1/2 tsp Cradamom Powder
1 Cup Milk
7-8 Nos Almonds, chopped
7-8 Nos Pistachios, chopped
7-8 Nos Makhane
How to Make Khus Khus Ka Halwa
1.Take a bowl and soak 1 cup of Khus Khus in it for some time.
2.Drain the water and grind the khus khus to make a paste out of it.
3.Take ghee in a pan and add makhane to it.
4.Roast them for a minute.
5.In another pan, take half cup ghee and add khus khus paste to it.
6.Mix well and add sugar to the pan.
7.Mix them and add cardamom powder. Mix thoroughly.
8.Add a cup of milk to the paste.
10.Cover and let the mix cook for a while on a low flame.
11.Uncover at the simmering point and add almonds, pistachios and makhane.
12.Mix the nuts thoroughly with the entire cooked halwa.
13.Serve hot with generous garnishing of chopped nuts.
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