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Asoka Halwa Recipe | Thiruvaiyaru Style with updated step by step pictures


Asoka Halwa
      
        Asoka Halwa is very famous in my home town(Thanjavur).This is my family fav halwa,Amma makes this halwa almost for all occasions.This halwa can be prepared using the moong dhal(pasiparupu).Here is the recipe for Asoka Halwa.This is like Thiruvaiyaru style,they will serve hot halwa in banana leafSmilethe taste is like divine.Do try this and sure you will fall in love with thisSmile.



Asoka Halwa


Ingredients:


1 cup Moong dal
2 tsp Wheat flour
1 and 1/2 cup Sugar
A pinch Food colour (Red)
1 tsp Cardamom powder
10-15 Cashew nuts
1 cup Ghee

Method:

Asoka Halwa
  • Heat a tsp of ghee in a kadai.Roast the moong dal till raw smell goes.
  • Add 1/4 cup water to 1 cup moong dal and cook in pressure cooker until it becomes soft and keep aside.
  • If the doesn’t cook well then give a grind in blender.
Asoka Halwa
  • In same kadai fry the cashews and wheat flour separately and keep aside.
  • Now add the dal into the kadai and then add in the sugar.
Asoka Halwa 
  • After adding the sugar the mix will be like water.Now add the roasted wheat and cardamom powder,mix well.
  • Add in the colour and mix it without lumps.
  • Add the remaining ghee and keep stirring.
Asoka Halwa
  • Add in the cashew nuts and mix well.
  • Stir well till it should become a non sticky paste but not too hard.
    At this stage remove the Kadai from the stove.  
Asoka Halwa

Do try and Enjoy the halwaSmile

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  1. Yummy & delicious halwa.. looks inviting.. nice click!!

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  2. Tasty halwa. Never tried at home. A must in the wedding menu :):) U

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  3. Fantastic halwa, lovely presentation..

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  4. Very nice recipe.Your blog is very nice, good work.Will try this soon.

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  5. woww this is so colorful and tasty.... i came thru your blog thru another blog..woww..u have got a variety of recieps....when you get time do drop by my blog and i would love u to share your thoughts on mine :) following u :)

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  6. Now that I tasted it...I can say its yummyyyyyy

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  7. Wow. Ive heard of this but never tried these :) Ive to try it out now. :) I just stumbled on your blog. :) Nice template too :) Thanks for sharing :) :)

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  8. prema,
    Amazing work in your blogs. Couldn't get to call you so far after retuning from India/spore..just wanted to thank for the amazing lunch at your sweet home in Singapore. love the way you all treated us. great hospitality. all your love reflects in all your dishes in this blog. you are an amazing cook. wonderful job. I should also congratulate you for being best wife and a great mom!!

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  9. im trying this right away..be back in an hour to post the comments/.

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  10. hi prema
    ur blog is very interesting and i love Singapore.

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  11. wow........yummy & delicious looking halwa.. it just inviting me.. nice click vth cashew!!

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  12. wow, i recently tasted this and fell in love with it. will surely try this. Thanks a lot prema .. wonderful clicks :)

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  13. Very nice and it has come out well.. i really love it:-)thank u so much

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  14. It has come out well.. very tasty:-) thank u so much.

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