Dahi ka Halwa
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3-4
  • 250 grams hung curd. We have used 650 grams of curd and tied it in a muslin cloth for about 5-6 hours.
  • 60 grams Rawa/Suji/Semolina
  • 60 gram desi ghee (clarified butter)
  • 125 gram granulated sugar
  • 30 ml rose water
  • 1 tsp mace powder
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • Some saffron strands
  • Soak some almonds and pistachios in water.Peel off the skin and cut them into slices
  1. Soak saffron strands in warm water(not boiling).
  2. Melt ghee in a pan. When ghee melts and becomes hot, add rawa. Fry until it turns golden brown. Keep stirring every few mins.
  3. When rawa turns golden brown (6-7 mins on low flame) turn off the flame.
  4. After taking rawa off the flame, add whisked curd to the pan. Now mix it nicely to avoid formation of lumps.
  5. Texture should be smooth without any lumps.
  6. Now add sugar and mix it well.
  7. Put the pan back on flame (low flame).
  8. After 8 mins of cooking,halwa should be almost done and traces of ghee should be seen at the sides of pan.
  9. Now add cardamom powder, mace powder, saffron soaked in water, rose water and mix them all nicely.
  10. Cook Halwa for about 5 mins.Keep stirring to avoid the halwa from sticking to the bottom of the pan.Turn off the flame after 5 mins.
  11. Garnish Dahi ka Halwa with Almonds and Pistachios.
Recipe by Kali Mirch - by Smita at https://kalimirchbysmita.com/dahi-ka-halwa/