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Rice Halwa

This halwa made with raw rice, coconut, cashew nuts, jaggery and cardamom can be prepared for pujas and distributed as Prasad.

Rice Halwa

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: SweetsCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Medium
Servings

4

servings
Soak time

3

hours 
Cooking time

30

minutes

This halwa made with raw rice, coconut, cashew nuts, jaggery and cardamom can be prepared for pujas and distributed as Prasad.

Ingredients

  • Raw Rice – 2 cups

  • Coconut gratings – 1 cup

  • Ghee – 8 tablespoon

  • Cashew Nuts – 10

  • Cardamom – 8

  • Jaggery powdered – 2 cups

Directions

  • Soak the rice for two to three hours.
  • Drain out the water and grind it along with coconut to a fine paste.
  • Add the jaggery in a vessel along with one cup water and bring to boil.
  • Remove from stove and strain it.
  • Again add this into heat and allow to boil for five minutes.
  • Now add the rice and coconut paste and mix well.
  • Cook on low flame stirring continuously till it become solid.
  • Add ghee little by little and stir well.
  • Add powdered cardamom and cashew nuts fried in little ghee.
  • Mix well and stir well till it reaches halwa texture.
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