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Halwau-E Aurd-E Sujee

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Category: Candy, Nuts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 c Water
  • 3/4 c Ghee
  • 1 c Coarse semolina (farina)
  • 1/4 c Pistachio nuts, blanched
  • 1/4 c Almonds, blanched & slivered
  • 1/2 ts Ground cardamom or to taste
  • 1 ts Rosewater, * see note
  • Additional nuts to decorate


Combine sugar & water in saucepan & stir occasionally until dissolved, over
medium heat. Bring to a boil, & boil briskly for 5 minutes without
stirring. Remove from heat & leave aside in pan.

In a deep heavy pan heat ghee & add semolina. Stir over medium heat for 5
minutes. Semolina should not color.

Pour hot syrup into semolina, stirring constantly. When smoothly blended,
reduce heat & leave to cook, uncovered, until liquid is absorbed. Mixture
should be thick but still moist at this stage. Stir in nuts, cardamon &
rosewater to taste.

Cover rim of pan with a cloth or 2 paper towels, put lid on tightly & leave
on low heat for 5 minutes. Turn off heat & leave pan undisturbed for 10

Spread halwau on a flat, lightly oiled platter & decorate with nuts. Serve
warm or cold, cutting pieces into diamond shapes or squares.

Per serving: 2382 Calories; 178g Fat (65% calories from fat); 7g Protein;
207g Carbohydrate; 419mg Cholesterol; 21mg Sodium

NOTES : * may need 1-2 teaspoons rosewater

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