Name of EventShab-e-Barat -Night of forgiveness
Cuisine FromMiddle East
|Preparation time||15 minutes|
|Cooking time||25-30 mins|
1 cup semolina
3/4 cup sugar
3 cups water
2 tablespoons raisins
1/4 teaspoon cardamom seed
1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter) or butter
1 Mix the water & sugar in a saucepan. Boil till the water reduces by half . Turn off the heat & add the raisons.
2 In a separate pan warm up the ghee on medium high and add cardamom seeds and semolina. Keep on stirring it till the semolina turns a golden brown.
3 Continue stirring for about 10 minutes making sure that the semolina does not stick or burn
4 Add the sugar water & cook it for 6-7 mins on high.
5 Once the water evaporates & the semolina puffs up little bit, cover & let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
6 Place halwa in a serving dish. Sprinkle some chopped dry fruits on top
7 Serve while hot