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Matar ka Halwa – Green Peas Halwa Recipe

Matar ka Halwa – Green Peas Halwa Recipe

Winter are in and we get to see green peas in abundance in every market. We often make various super tempting and savory delicacies from fresh green peas be it pooris, curry, stir fries, snacks, paranthas and so on. But have you ever wonder you could make Green peas halwa? No! Then this is the right halwa recipe for you to try.

Try out this amazing halwa recipe and surprise your friends and family. So, here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures and detailed method of preparation to make tempting Green Peas halwa to satisfy all your sweet cravings. You can prepare this halwa for any festival, party or whenever you want as it is less time consuming.

Directions :

Getting ready :

Take 1 cup green peas and grind it coarsely.

green pea halwa

Chop dry fruits like cashews and almonds.

green pea halwa

Making :

Take 3/4 cup Mawa, crumble it and put it to a pan. Turn on the flame. Stir the mawa continuously and roast it on medium flame until there is slight change in color and is fragrant. Mawa is roasted well. Now transfer it to a bowl.

green pea halwa

Add some ghee in a wok and let it melt. Add the ground peas to it. Roast it till it changes color and is fragrant. Make sure you keep the flame medium. Peas have changed color and ghee has started separating from it.

green pea halwa

When the peas are roasted well add ½ cup water in to it, followed by 150 grams sugar. Cook the halwa until it is dense in consistency. Now add mawa to it and stir it till it mixes well. Add ½ tsp cardamom powder to the halwa and mix well.

green pea halwa
Green peas halwa has the desired consistency and is ready, garnish it with some cashews and almonds.green pea halwa

Serving:

Super scrumptious and tempting halwa is ready to be served. This halwa is very different is taste and making it is really easy. You can prepare this halwa for any festival, party or whenever you want as it is less time consuming. Relish this mouth drooling halwa and satisfy your sweet cravings.

Suggestions:

  • While roasting the mawa, or the green peas make sure you keep stirring it constantly. They should not stick to the wok.
  • If you use a non stick wok then it gets convenient to roast them and halwa gets ready easily

Matar ka Halwa green-pea-halwa
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Recipe type: Sweets
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Green Peas- 1 cup
  • Mawa – ¾ cup ( 150 gms )
  • Sugar - ¾ cup ( 150 gms )
  • Ghee – ¼ cup
  • Cashew – 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Almonds- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder- ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Take 1 cup green peas and grind it coarsely.
  2. Chop dry fruits like cashews and almonds.
  3. Take ¾ cup Mawa, crumble it and put it to a pan. Turn on the flame. Stir the mawa continuously and roast it on medium flame until there is slight change in color and is fragrant. Mawa is roasted well. Now transfer it to a bowl.
  4. Add some ghee in a wok and let it melt. Add the ground peas to it. Roast it till it changes color and is fragrant. Make sure you keep the flame medium. Peas have changed color and ghee has started separating from it.
  5. When the peas are roasted well add ½ cup water in to it, followed by 150 grams sugar. Cook the halwa until it is dense in consistency. Now add mawa to it and stir it till it mixes well. Add ½ tsp cardamom powder to the halwa and mix well.
  6. Green peas halwa has the desired consistency and is ready, garnish it with some cashews and almonds.