Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa | How to make Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa

By Amina Khaleel  |  30th Oct 2016  |  
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  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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About Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa Recipe

Khajur halwa is a delicious sweet made using dried dates and milk. Dates are rich sources of iron, vitamins and minerals and hence this sweet is packed with health benefits as well. I have used sugar but you can omit it to make the sweet healthier. This might not alter the taste much as dates are naturally sweet.

The delicious and mouthwatering Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa. Amina Khaleel shared Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa. Try this delicious Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Amina Khaleel of Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa with other users

Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa

Ingredients to make Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa

  • 30 dried dates
  • 1/2 litre milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 3 to 4 tbsp chopped nuts (cashews, walnuts, pistachios, raisins)
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom Powder
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds and chopped dates (for garnishing)

How to make Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa

  1. Remove the seeds from the dates, wash with water and place them in a bowl.
  2. Add milk and let the dates soak for about half an hour.
  3. Transfer the dates-milk mix to a pan and bring to a boil. Continue cooking till most of the milk has evaporated and the dates have turned soft.
  4. Allow this to cool down completely and grind to a fine paste.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan and add the chopped nuts. Roast till they turn golden and set aside in a plate.
  6. Add the pureed dates mix to the same pan and add sugar.
  7. Mix well and cook for about 5 minutes.
  8. Finally add the roasted nuts and cardamom powder and mix well.
  9. Cook for 2 or 3 minutes till it reaches a halwa consistency and switch off the gas.
  10. Khajur halwa is now ready.
  11. Transfer the halwa into bowls, garnish with sliced almonds and chopped dates and serve hot or cold.
  12. If you are serving it cold, then allow it to cool down and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

Reviews for Dates Halwa/ Khajur ka halwa (1)

Taahira Laiq2 years ago

it looks lovely
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