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Saturday, February 11, 2012

China Grass (Agar-Agar) Halwa

'China Grass' is termed  as a healthy ingredient in cooking .This is known as 'Agar Agar' in Hindi and 'Kadal Paasi' in Tamil.  This Halwa is not only famous in Bombay but cherished as the healthiest and quickest Halwa allover Asia . .Agar-agar is said to be the best Natural Body Coolant (hence include China Grass more in your Diet during Summer). This Halwa serves 4 - 5 nos and needs 12 - 15 mins cooking time. U can also do Dessert,Falooda, Pudding,Soup, Kheer, Jelly, Icecream, etc using Agar Agar..U just need 12 - 15 mins cooking time for this tasty treat. Enjoy Easy n Tasty Desserts at home!. Enjoy Ur Meal!.BonAppetit!.

China Grass(Agar-Agar) Halwa
Ingredients:
15 - 20 gms - Agar Agar -  Soak in 150ml water and drain it after 15 mins
150 gms or needed Sugar - powdered
1 tbsp Aachi Badham milk Mix
500 ml Lukewarm LowFat Milk
few almond and cashew flakes
2 tsp + 2 tsp ghee to grease the tray
Directions:
1.Stir-in the soaked Agar-Agar in 500 ml boiling milk and stir it continuously till it gets dissolved.
2.Stir-in the powdered sugar and Badham Milk Mix to add taste and flavor.
3.Stir-cook or 2-3 mins till it little thickens adding 2 tsp ghee and pour in a ghee-greased Tray and top it with almond and cashew flakes. Allow it to set for 30 mins.
4.Cut it into cubes. Serve it chilled after refridgerating for 20 mins or reheat for 1 - 1 1/2 mins and serve it warm.
5.Yumm and Healthy Dessert is ready to be served.

Sending this recipe to 'Show me the Hits Event' hosted by Sangee Vijay of  Spicy Treats.
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12 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh said...

A very new recipe to me...Never knew agar agar can be used in halwa..Nice one..

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delectable :)

Chirag Joshi said...

this is something new, i never heard about this dish before

Prathima Rao said...

Yummy, soft halwa Christy!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

simran said...

yum!that looks really nice......is it similar to the karachi halwa?i have never made it...i will try this out.:)

Princy Vinoth said...

wow lovely.i use powdered china grass and am not getting good results everytime.im yet to perfect this.i must try the china grass strands.

Jen..The Butterfly Effect said...

Wow! MY mom makes this! I so so love this!! :)

Ramya said...

What an easy breezy dessert:-) Looks lovely!!

Jay said...

awesome..droooooooooling here..;P
Tasty Appetite

♥LOVE2COOK MALAYSIA♥ said...

This is so new...never knew we can make halwa using agar2...delicious :)

Surabhi Nayak said...

Looks tempting
Thanks to link it @ Holi Hai

Teena Mary said...

wow..Halwa with a variety! Thanks for sharing :)