Mango Halwa

Ingredients:

1 cup thick mango pulp/ puree
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup custard powder ( vanilla flavour)
2 cups water
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/2 pinch of salt
2-3 tbsp cashew nuts, chopped
3-4 tbsp ghee

Preparation:

  1. In a bowl, add custard powder and water and mix well.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan, add mango puree, sugar and custard powder mixture and mix well using a whisk without any lumps.
  3. Switch on the flame and stir continuously at medium flame.
  4. When it starts to thicken, add cardamom powder and 1 tbsp ghee and stir continuously for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add chopped cashew nuts and stir well. Add 1 tbsp ghee and keep stirring till it thickens.
  6. Now add 1/2 pinch of salt and 1 tbsp ghee and stir well.
  7. When it separates from the pan, add 1 more tbsp of ghee and stir well.
  8. Then transfer to a greased steel plate/ glass dish and level / flatten smoothly with a spoon.
  9. Allow it to cool till it set and then cut into desired size pieces and serve…

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