Asoka Halwa | How to make Asoka Halwa

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ByRoopa Choodamani
Created on 24th Apr 2017
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  • By Roopa Choodamani
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About Asoka Halwa

Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu is not only famous for its temples but also for its unique cuisine. No wedding in Thanjavur is complete without Asoka halwa

Asoka Halwa, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Asoka Halwa is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingAsoka Halwa is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Roopa Choodamani. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Asoka Halwa is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Asoka Halwaby Roopa Choodamani. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Asoka Halwa is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 4. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Asoka Halwa

Ingredients to make Asoka Halwa

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups moong dal
  • 2 cups ghee
  • Pinch of orange food color
  • 2-3 pinches of cardamom powder
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

How to make Asoka Halwa

  1. Pressure cook moong dal for 4 whistles
  2. Take a pan add the cooked dal and sugar and heat in low flame
  3. Keep stirring and add 2 spoons of ghee every 5 minutes
  4. Add the food coloring and stir until ghee separates
  5. Turn off the stove and and add the nuts and cardamom powder
  6. The nuts can be added as it is or fried in ghee before adding
My Tip: Cooking the halwa in ghee gives a very nutty and unique flavor

Reviews for Asoka Halwa (1)

Diksha Wahi4 months ago
Nice one