Custard Powder Halwa
Cooking Time : 20 to 25 mins
Makes : 9 big pieces
Recipe Source: Vahchef
Mango Puree or Pulp – 1.5 cup
Cornflour / Cornstarch – 1/2 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai Podi – 2 pods crushed
Nuts – 1/4 cup (cashews, badam, walnuts, pista)
Ghee – 5 tblspn
Grease a pan in which you are going to set the halwa well with ghee and set aside.
Now take cornflour in a bowl, add in water and mix well.
Now heat 2 tblspn ghee in a kadai, add in mango pulp and cook this for 3 to 4 mins.
Now add in the cornflour mix and mix well. Add in sugar and keep mixing, it will thicken up.
Now start adding 1 tblspn of ghee and keep cooking, it will turn glossy and at one stage it will start to leave the sides of the pan.
Add in cardamom powder and nuts. Mix well.
Pour this into the pan and set aside to cool down for couple of hours
Now cut it into squares and enjoy.
Store in fridge
|Take all your ingredients|
|First grease a pan well with ghee and set aside|
|First take cornflour in a bowl|
|add water to it|
|mix well so no lumps are formed|
|Heat ghee in a pan|
|Add in mango pulp|
|mix that well|
|cook this for 3 mins|
|Add in the cornflour slurry|
|now it is all mixed up|
|add in sugar|
|Keep cooking, it will start to thicken|
|look how thick it has got|
|now start adding a tblspn of ghee at a time|
|add another tblspn|
|mix well..it will turn golssy|
|add in another tblspn of ghee|
|add in cardamom powder|
|mix well..look it has started to leave the sides|
|pour this into the pan and smoothen the top|
|set aside to cool for couple of hours|
|now it is cooled|
|cut it into squares|