HAPPY NAVRATRI EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We are celebrating the most auspicious time of the year now.This is celebrated in honour of Goddess Durga.Today is the last day of Navratri. It is believed that Goddess Durga killed the mighty demon Mahishasura during Navratri. Hence, the victory of Goddess Durga over evil is celebrated during Navratri.The festival of Dussehra is celebrated on the 10th day or Vijay Dashmi. Celebrating this day with Paal Halwa.
Everyday we offer different offering to the goddess.This week we at Foodie monday Bloghop collectively decided to share varieties of dishes for the theme #VijayadashamiTreats. Our Readers will get a lot of ideas to cook last minute.
My humble contribution for today is a simple and delicious recipe called Paal Halwa or doodh halwa or Milk Halwa.It is absolutely lip smacking.
Recipe for Paal Halwa / Doodh Halwa:Ingredients:
500 Ml Full fat Milk
3 Tbsp Ghee
1 Tbsp Sooji / Semolina
170 Gms Nestle Cream
6 Tsp Sugar
Dry Fruit Mix —Raisins , Almonds and Cashews
1/8 Tsp Cardamom Powder
1 Tbsp Plain Yogurt
Boil milk in a wide bottom Pan. Once the milk is reduced to 1/3rd add cream, sugar and Sooji. Keep Stirring untill sugar is dissolved. Add 1 tbsp ghee.Keep Stirring for another 5-7 Minutes.The mix starts to thicken now.
Add Yogurt and stir again. Milk will split.Keep it on low flame and mix well.It will start to thicken add ghee in intervals so that it does not stick to the pan.
It will thicken as a mass without sticking to the pan.It will start to leave the sides of the Pan.Add cardamom powder ,mix and switch off the flame.
Take a small pan. Add ghee and roast the dry fruits. Garnish the halwa with ghee roasted dry fruits.