Whole Wheat Halwa


Whole Wheat Halwa is a very delicious and mouth watering dessert made out of the milk extracted from the whole wheat flour, clarified butter(ghee), sugar and nuts. 

Step 1: Ingredients

1) Whole Wheat Flour - 1 Cup
2) Clarified Butter (Ghee)  - 1/3 to 1/2 Cup
3) Sugar - 2 to 2 .5 Cups (increase or decrease as per taste)
4) Cardamom powder (elachi powder) - 1 Tsp
5) Nuts for garnish.
6) Water

Step 2: Extracting the milk from whole wheat flour

1) Knead the whole wheat flour into a soft dough by adding water little by little.(like a chapathi dough) 
2) Soak the kneaded whole wheat flour dough in 5 cups of water for a minimum of 3 hours.
3) The dough would have become very soft after soaking for 3 hours. Mix the soaked dough and water together.
4) Then filter the milk obtained through a mesh/filter.
5) The gluten will be strained out. discard the gluten and keep the whole wheat flour milk.

Step 3: Making the Whole wheat Halwa 

1) Place a non stick pan on medium heat and add 2 Tsp of clarified butter (ghee) and fry the nuts and remove keep it for garnish. 
2) In the same pan, add the extracted milk from the whole wheat flour and keep on mixing.

3) Within few minutes (5 -8 min) the milk will start to become thick in consistency.

4) Once it starts to thicken, add the sugar, cardamom powder.

5) Then keep adding ghee, 1 Tsp at a time till the halwa separates out from the vessel.
Thats when the halwa is done.

6)  Add the roasted nuts and transfer to a ghee greased plate.

Mouth watering whole wheat Halwa is ready  !!! Enjoy :) 

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