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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Orange Honey Halwa

Orange Honey Halwa- A Healthy Way to Ur Delicious Desires

Halwa is a dense or moist dessert or confection or sweet done with sugar or sugar syrup or honey or glucose. This word  'Halwa' is derived from the Arabic word 'al ḥalwā' meaning 'sweet confection'.This Orange Halwa is done using honey and without food color and sugar.This awesome blend of orange and honey yields a special taste though it is mild in sweetness. You can add 2 tbsp sugar in step 3 to adjust to your taste but it is optional.This rare combo is an absolute orangey - both in flavor and colour.This simply heavenly delicacy is done good in 30 mins cooking time and this serves 7 - 8 no.s.Don't forget to mix 1/2 tsp pure coconut oil with ghee since this adds a fine flavor and taste.Always choose Healthy Way to Delicious Desire. Enjoy Tasty and Delicious Life. BonAppetit!.

Orange Honey Halwa- Choose Healthy Way to Ur Delicious Desires

400 ml fresh orange Juice
150 ml any good honey
2 - 3 tbsp ghee mixed with 1/2 tsp pure coconut oil
2 tbsp chopped nuts and almonds
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
2 tbsp agar agar dissolved water (using 1 1/2 tsp powdered Agar agar)
2 tbsp sugar - if needed(optional)
1.Extract 400 ml orange Juice without adding water.
2.Heat orange juice in a thick sauce pan adding dissolved agar-agar for  about 10 mins on medium flame - keep on stirring it often.
3.When it begins to thicken, add honey little by little, cardamom powder and then crushed or chopped nuts and keep on stirring it continuously till it thickens and bubbles out in 8-10 mins time on low or medium flame.
4.Now keep the flame low and add 1 tsp ghee every min stirring it and repeat it for another 8 - 10 mins on low flame till it becomes semi-dry .
5.Spread it on a greased tray and allow it to settle without disturbing it for 30 - 40 mins.
6.It will become dense and now U can cut it into pieces and serve it warm(microwaving it for a min) .Tastes divinely if served warm.

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divya said...

Absolutely tempting and wonderful halwa...

soujanya said...

Perfect texture....tasty!!!!!

Teena said...

Wow..really mouth watering !!

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Mmmmm....Work of professional must say! they look perfect and absolutely delicious

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Amina Creations said...

wow.. halwa looks delicious.. will vote for you.. all the best for the contest..

Swathi said...

delicious jelly , nice food color

Neha said...

yummy looking halwa...

Saru Singhal said...

It's looking so perfect. I wish I could have it right now. Thanks for sharing!

Mélange said...

Absolutely awesome..First time to this recipe..Slurp.

cookingvarieties said...

hi kitchen flavors, many thanks for explaining the meaning of halwa, you are the only blogger who did this so far..
so clear, now i learn better on your food culture.. bookmarked with many thanks. have a nice day..

chef and her kitchen said...

very tangy n delicious halwa...looks yummm

Santosh Bangar said...

wonderful recipe looking tempting

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks so nice love the vibrant color..I simply love orangy tang flavor this looks v nice:)

Priya Suresh said...

Wow glossy halwa looks extremely addictive..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

wow this halwa looks superb without color and minimum sugar..too good

Hamaree Rasoi

Faseela said...

Yummy Halwa dear........attractive color

lubnakarim06 said... that color and combo....yummy....

Prathima Rao said...

An innovative & super yummy halwa!!!
Prathima Rao
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Julie said...

Yummilicious n simply superb ,dear..just like store brought ones!!
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Bindu Juneja said...

Very innovative. Feeling like tasting it.

Is agar-agar easy to procure?

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

@ Thanks a lot Friends for ur sweet feedbacks.

@ Juneja - Yes It is,U can get it in some Departmental or Hypermarts.Otherwise,U can tell Ur friends in Isalmic Countries to bring it during their visit.U get good quality there esp in Dubai.

Akshay Kumar G said...

Wow!! Mouth watering :) This is my favorite.