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How to make Thirunelveli halwa


Posted Date: 29-Jun-2010  Last Updated:   Category: Recipes    
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How to make thirnelveli halwa might be a question you would be thinking. Here comes the answer in detail to let u know how u can make Thirunelveli halwa



Tirunelveli Halwa preparation


I found this info that might be useful for you.I understand that you are a sweet lover.

Ingredients needed to make Tirunelveli Halwa


Wheat Ravai - 500 gms
Sugar - 2 kg
Ghee - 650 gms
Hot Water - 12 cups
Cashews - 1 1/2 cup
Cardamon Powder - 2 tsp
Milk - 4 tsp
Red Colour Powder(or kesari powder) - 1 tsp

This method will tell u How to make Thirnelveli halwa

Wash the Wheat Rava nicely and soak in clean water for min 7 hours Grind it well and extract the milk with hot water. You will need repeat the extracting process for 7 to 8 times. The final grinded wheat rava will not have any essense in it. The extracted milk needs to be undisturbed for min 10 hours and then remove the top layer of water and retain only the thick milk. Now u might have almost guessed How to make Thirnelveli halwa.Place a wide pan and add 4 cups of water and mix the sugar to it once the sugar starts boiling add 4 table spoons of milk to it and remove the dirt that settles on the corner. The sugar syrup has to be in one string level once thats done add the red colour powder in a tsp of water and mix well in the sugar syrup. Mix well and then add the thick wheat rava milk to it and stir nicely. Once the milk gets thick add a cup of hot water and 4 tsp of ghee to it. You need to do it everytime the mixture gets thick and make sure it does not stick to the pan. It would take almost 30 mins to 40 mins to cook and before you add the last cup of water and the ghee Add the cashews and caradom powder and stir for another 10 mins. Mix well add more ghee if you need. When the ghee oozes out in the corner the halwa is done so keep stirring until its soft and creamy. Switch off the flame and you can either serve it hot directly or place it on a greased plate and cut into diamond shape or any other shape. Now I am sure u would know How to make Thirnelveli halwa
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Responses to "How to make Thirunelveli halwa"
Author: sathish    02 Jul 2010Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1
wow.. that was indeed a sweet post. i am going to ask my mom to try the same


Author: Ammeen     02 Jul 2010Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1
As a matter of fact i never thought that there are so many steps involved in making this world famous sweet. thirunelveli might be famous for many things but for millions of people like me .. its the halwa that comes to the mind.
good work



Author: Gopal    02 Jul 2010Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1
This resource can be considered as the sweetest resource. To be frank enough i never knew that halwa is prepared using so many steps that u have mentioned


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