Thursday, May 30, 2013

SEERO / WHEAT FLOUR HALWA


This is a traditional Sindhi sheera recipe made in all the Sindhi homes, specially on auspecious days.

Ingredients:
Wheat flour .. 1/4 cup
Sugar ........ 4-5 tbsps ( little less than 1/4 cup)
Cardamoms ... 2-3
Oil / ghee ... 3-4 tbsps
Almonds or pistachios for garnishing.
Poppy seeds .. 1 tsp (optional)

Method:
1. Take oil or ghee in a pan and add the split cardamoms.
2. Tip in the flour and continue to stir with a spatula until you get a nice brown colour.
3. Add quarter cup water (same quantity as the flour) and stir continuosly to avoid lumps.
4. When it is thicker, add the sugar and stir. Keep stirring until you get the right consistency and the sugar is dissolved.
5. Garnish with slivered nuts.

10 comments:

  1. What flour halwa is new to me...looks delicious shobha

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  2. Wow.....lipsmacking good halwa.

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  3. i made again today shobha this morning
    i like ur idea to roast the cardamom too in the ghee

    its heavy dish bt as u said truly its a must in all sindhi households

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    1. Yes Meena.. it gives out more flavours

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  4. Looks yummy ! My favorite in winters.

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  5. we generally add cardamom at last, but that is first you add to the ghee... does that help in having the aroma and flavor better? and the halwa looks super delicious.. Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

    Sowmya
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