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Bhutte ka Haalwa

Just as Gajar ka Halwa is the king of halwas in winter, Bhutte ka Halwa is the king of halwas in the rainy season.

Ingredeints

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Fresh soft Bhutta dana         2 cups
Khoya                                       1 cup
Milk
Sugar
Cashew nuts
Almonds
Resins
Green Elaichi
Ghee

Preparation

  • Grind the bhutta dana. Let the paste remain a little granular.
  • Pour ghee in a Kadahi and stir fry (bhuno) the bhutta paste till it acquires a slightly yellowish tinge.
  • Add Khoya and 1/4  cup of milk and mix till it becomes smooth.
  •  Cook till the paste changes colour and become a little brownish.
  • Add sugar and cook till the sugar melts
  • Add dry fruits ( need not be chopped).
  • Remove from fire.
  • Add elaichi powder and mix.

Please adjust quantities to taste.

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The halwa is ready to serve. It should preferably be eaten warm

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Tori Ka Bhartha

Tori ka Bhartha is not a very common bhartha. But it is very tasty and simple to prepare. Ingredients are also very few.

Ingredients

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Fresh green Toris        As required
Gralic                                Green chilies
Mustard oil                      Salt

Preparation

  • Slit the toris 2-3 inches to allow air to escape while roasting
  • Roast the toris directly on fire till the skin turns black and the toris become soft
  • Remove the skin and wash the  toris  under running water to remove all the burnt skin
  • Put the toris, garlic and green chilies ( both according to taste)  in a grinder and grind a little.
  • Add salt and mustard oil according to taste.

The bhartha is ready. Allow it to cool to room temperature. Garnish and serve.

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Goes very well with all main meals including Littis.