Monday, January 26, 2009

PALAK HALWA (spinach halwa)

1kg. palak, 250gms.mawa(khoya), 300gms. sugar, 150gms. ghee, 2 tablespoons cashewnuts, 1 tablespoons almonds, 1tablespoon chopped pistachios, 1/2teaspooncardmom powder, silver varakh.
Clean and wash the palak leaves and boil. Grind the boiled palak leaves. Heat the ghee and roast the spinach paste till the paste leaves the sides of the vessel. Add the water, sugar and simmer till it becomes thick and leaves the sides of the vessel. Remove from the stove. Add the mawa and mix well. Add the cashewnuts, cardamom powder and mix well. Decorate with chopped almonds, pistachios and silver varakh before serving.