A delicious sweet treat to enjoy with coffee
- 1 Cup Tapioca flour
- 3/4 Cup Water
- 2 Cups Sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon Red food coloring
- 1 pinch Saffron strands
- 1 Tablespoon Ghee
- 1 Tablespoon Rose water
- 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 Tablespoon Roasted sesame seeds
- 1/4 Cup Cashew nuts
- 1/4 Cup Almonds Sliced/Blanched
In a bowl, mix together the tapioca flour and water.
Add in the food coloring and mix until all is combined, set aside.
Heat the ghee is a non stick pan and add in the cashews and almonds. Roast until slightly brown and set aside.
In a saucepan combine the 2 cups of water and sugar together and bring to a boil until the sugar is totally dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool.
Next heat up the sugar/water mixture over a low flame.
Add in the tapioca mixture
Add in the nutmeg, cardamom and saffron into the pot.
Keep stirring until the halwa starts to pull away from the side of the pan.
Keep stirring and when it seems nice and gelatinous, add in the rose water, sesame seeds, and roasted cashews and almonds.
Turn off the heat and put the halwa in serving bowls and garnish with additional nuts if desired. It can be served either hot or cold.
Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 44mg | Sugar: 33g | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.8mg