Cornmeal Halwa Recipe – Makki Atte Ka Halwa

    cornmeal halwa

    Cornmeal Halwa Recipe – Makki Atte Ka Halwa

    Cornmeal halwa is a popular dessert of Rajasthan. Maize flour is not only used for making rotis but many other traditional dishes like maheri, lapsi (porridge) and many more. Winters are here and we have maize flour available in market in abundance. Many of use do like having steaming hot maize flour roti when served with sarso saag.

    Making this halwa is not a big task. You can very conveniently make this recipe at your home and serve it as a sweet dish after meals. Cornmeal halwa is a healthy and scrumptious variation to regular halwa recipes. Everyone will surely like it. Follow this step by step recipe at your home today and relish eating!

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    Dice almond and cashews in small chunks. Peel cardamom and make powder.

    cornmeal halwaMaking:

    Preheat some ghee in a pan or wok. When ghee is hot, add maize flour into it. Stir the flour constantly. Cook on low-medium flame until it turns slightly brown in color and it turns fragrant.

    cornmeal halwa
    Now add 1.5 cup water and sugar into it and mix well. Cook on medium flame until halwa turns thick in consistency.

    cornmeal halwa

    Halwa has turned thick in consistency add coconut, almonds, cashews, raisins and cardamom powder into it. Mix well.

    cornmeal halwa

    Cornmeal halwa is now ready. Transfer it to a plate.

    cornmeal halwaServing:

    Pour some more ghee on top and garnish with cashews, almonds and serve this mouth drooling and scrumptious cornmeal halwa piping hot as a dessert.

    cornmeal halwa

     

    Suggestions

    • You can adjust the quantity of sugar and ghee as per your taste.
    • Even the quantity of dry fruits can be adjusted as per your taste.
    • Use more of dry fruits you like eating and omit or replace the use of ones you don’t prefer eating.
    • For 3-4 family members
    • Time – 30 minutes
    Cornmeal Halwa Recipe - Makki Atte Ka Halwa cornmeal halwa
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    Recipe type: Dessert
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Maize flour - ½ cup (80 grams)
    • Ghee - ⅓ cup (70 grams)
    • Sugar - ½ cup (120 grams)
    • Cashews - 10-12
    • Almonds - 10-12
    • Green cardamom - 4-5
    • Dry coconut - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
    • Raisins - 1 tbsp (remove stalk)
    Instructions
    1. Dice almond and cashews in small chunks.
    2. Peel cardamom and make powder.
    3. Preheat some ghee in a pan or wok. When ghee is hot, add maize flour into it.
    4. Stir the flour constantly. Cook on low-medium flame until it turns slightly brown in color and it turns fragrant.
    5. Now add 1.5 cup water and sugar into it and mix well. Cook on medium flame until halwa turns thick in consistency.
    6. Halwa has turned thick in consistency add coconut, almonds, cashews, raisins and cardamom powder into it. Mix well.
    7. Cornmeal halwa is now ready. Transfer it to a plate.
    8. Pour some more ghee on top and garnish with cashews, almonds and serve this mouth drooling and scrumptious cornmeal halwa piping hot as a dessert.

     

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