Wheat Halwa | How to make Wheat Halwa
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About Wheat Halwa
There are many methods of preparing this popular Indian sweet, but the authentic and traditional way is by grinding the wheat grains and extracting the wheat milk to make this halwa. Though it is time consuming, it's worth the effort as the outcome is a non-gluey, delectable sweet that melts in the mouth! This recipe credit goes to my grandma.
Wheat Halwa is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Wheat Halwa is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Wheat Halwa by Shyamala Kumar will help you to prepare the perfect Wheat Halwa in your kitchen at home. Wheat Halwa needs few minutes for the preparation and 90 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Wheat Halwa. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Wheat Halwa. In case you have any questions on how to make the Wheat Halwa you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Shyamala Kumar. Wheat Halwa will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.
Ingredients to make Wheat Halwa
- Wheat Grains – 250 gms
- Sugar – 2 and 1\2 cup (500 gms)
- Ghee – 1 cup + 1\4 cup (300 ml)
- Elaichi Powder – 1\2 tsp
- Cashews – a handful broken into pieces
- Food Colour – 3 or 4 drops (tomato red\orange\dark yellow)
- Liquid Glucose – 1\2 tbsp (optional)
How to make Wheat Halwa
My Tip:Liquid glucose prevents the sugar content in the halwa from crystallizing, thus the halwa looks smooth without any white grains\crystals in it. This halwa stays good for 10-12 days at room temperature.