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Mirchi halwa/ Green Chilli Fudge

HAPPY VALENTINE DAY ...I am sure most of you are enjoying this day with your valentine is also with me enjoy your day with love and passion ..
Recently visited barbecue nation with my loving sister ...enjoyed a lot , lots of chit chat ...thanks di for wonderful luncheon the food was awesome specially pudding, among all puddings we enjoyed MIRCHI HALWA most. This was the first time I heard this name..... was so curious that I started searching for the recipe ....and to my surprise I found out that this is a speciality of Maurya Sheraton ...from the net search I found out few recipes but I was not very satisfied with any......So I decided to mix and match two recipes and try it out myself .... I got wonderful results and everyone at home including e few friends liked it and the best part is .....they couldn't guess that it is made of green chilies .....everyone guessed it differntly......


green chilli fudge

Ingredients :

Green chillies de seeded and slit 40 grams + 1 big bell pepper 
Alum 1 inch
Ghee 2 tbsp
Semolina (rawa/suji) 2 1/2 tbs
Green cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
Khoya/mawa grated 11/2 cup
Sugar 4 tbsp
Cashewnuts chopped ...4-5
Almonds chopped a few...4-5
Saffron a few strings 

Method :

Step 1
Wash,de seeded and cut green chilies. Heat water in a non stick pan. Add alum and green chillies and cook for 2-3 minutes. Strain the chillies. Repeat this process 3-4 times. This will mellow down the pungent taste of green chilli.

Step 2
Drain and grind the chillies coarsely. Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add semolina and sauté for a minute.

Step 3
Add the ground chillies and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Sauté properly.. This will reduce  tangy flavor of chillies. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4
Add khoya and sugar and cook on a low heat till the halwa begins to leave the sides of the pan. Transfer the halwa into serving bowls, garnish with chopped nuts and serve.



Priya said…
Mirchi halwaaa!!!!!!!!! Omg I have to have to try this..........
Innovative recipe....

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