When winter arrives, I only crave for warm, ghee-laden, and splendid halwa (#pudding). It’s a staple in my house for winter breakfasts, and the best part is that this halwa recipe is sugar-free. Piled with fat and nuts, it keeps you full for 3-4 hours. This might be easiest halwa recipe on the planet. You soak the poppy seeds in water overnight or at least 5-6 hours. Then you drain the excess water and grind them to form a paste. Sauté the paste in ghee with cardamom, almond slices, and walnut chunks. Here is the step by step recipe with ingredients –
Ingredients: Serves 3-4
1 cup white poppy seeds
1 1/4 cup whole milk
1/2 cup ghee
3-4 green cardamom pods
4-5 tbsps sliced almonds
4-5 tbsps chopped walnuts
*Soak the poppy seeds in water overnight or at least 5-6 hours.
* Now, drain excess water from poppy seeds and grind them to make a fine paste.
*In a heavy bottom pan on medium flame, heat 1/3rd amount of ghee and add the poppy seeds paste. Stir it constantly and roast it until color changes and you can smell the aroma of the paste.
*Add milk, cardamom, and nuts to the roasted poppy seeds paste and cook until it starts leaving ghee on the sides.
*Turn off the heat, and serve this piping hot halwa with say #Americano on the side 🙂 to balance all that fat 😛 Haha! Kidding! Just serve the halwa garnished with almonds for breakfast or as a dessert.
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