Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe

A delicious halwa dessert made from ash gourd cooked in sugar and ghee and flavoured with saffron, elaichi and cashew nuts. This recipe originates from the southern state of Karnataka in the Indian sub continent and is prepared on some special occasions. This this recipe on your own to give yourself a little sweet treat.

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Ingredients for Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Ghee for roasting cashew nuts
  • 10 Cashew nuts halved or broken Nos
  • 3 cup Ash gourd grated
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • As required Few strands saffron
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • As required For garnish few roasted cashew nuts and strands of saffron

Directions: Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe

  • STEP 1.In a preheated pan add 1 tbsp ghee, 10 halved or broken cashew nuts. Roast on low to medium heat till golden and crisp. Keep aside.
  • STEP 2.Preheat another pan and add 3 cups grated ash gourd. Saute for 10 to 15 minutes till water evaporates.
  • STEP 3.Then add 1 cup sugar and ½ tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder and a few strands of saffron. Stir and mix well together until sugar melts.
  • STEP 4.Continue to stir and cook till halwa thickens. This will take upto 15 minutes.
  • STEP 5.At this stage add 2 tbsp ghee and stir it in. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring until the halwa leaves the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot. Garnish with saffron strands and roasted cashew nuts.
Nutrition
value
1169
calories per serving
54 g Fat14 g Protein155 g Carbs20 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    54g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    155g
  • Fiber
    20g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    155g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    20g

Fats

  • Fat
    54g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    137mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    2mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    143mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    51mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    74mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    219mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp