Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style | How to make Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style

By Rina Vora  |  5th Jun 2016  |  
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Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Styleby Rina Vora
  • Prep Time

    75

    mins
  • Cook Time

    40

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

63

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  • How to make Coconut Milk

About Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style Recipe

Kerala, especially Kozhikode is very famous for its halwas which are prepared using rice flour as the base, flavored with varioys natural or artificial fruit flavors, spiked up with nuts. This is my take, a little twist to the ever popular Kerala Halwa.

Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Kerala cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style at your home. Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style by Rina Vora will help you to prepare the perfect Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 75 minute for the preparation and 40 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style.

Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style

Ingredients to make Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style

  • dates, seedless 2 cups
  • Warm Water, to soak the dates
  • coconut Milk, thick 2 cups
  • coconut Jaggery 1/2-3/4 cup
  • ghee 2 Tbsp
  • cardamom powder 1 tsp
  • ginger powder 1/2 tsp
  • almond slivers 2tbsp + 1tsp

How to make Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style

  1. Wash and soak the dates in warm water for an hour. Blend to a paste, adding 1 cup coconut milk.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add the dates mixture and fry for 15 mins. Add the jaggery, remaining 1 cup coconut milk, cardamom powder and ginger powder.
  3. Cook for 15 more minutes, you can add some more plain or coconut milk if it's turning dry.
  4. Lastly add 1 tbsp ghee and the nuts and cook for 2-3 mins. Serve, garnished with almonds.

My Tip:

You can use plain jaggery or palm jaggery if coconut jaggery is unavailable

Reviews for Dates N Cocunut Halwa, Kerala Style (2)

Meena Panchasara2 years ago

Interesting recipe will try .
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Sanjay Reddy2 years ago

Amazing dessert recipe, thanks for sharing :)
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