Cookbookjaleela completes (November) two years ,There are 181 posts in this blog now, Thanks for all your support.
This was specially made for Eid , I was very busy in my shop work (Chennai Plaza) So I couldn't comment in any blog.
Omani’s Traditional halwa.
Since 1920, the Omanians prepare this authentic sweet during wedding feasts and Eid celebrations. Halwa is a fundamental part of daily life in
Oman, often served at special occasions like weddings, funerals, or other social gatherings. It is the standard food when greeting guests, regardless of class or social distinction, along with Arabic coffee, which is known as qahwa.
Preparation Time : 7 minutes
cooking Time : 25 minutes
serves : 9 persons
Corn Flour - 100 gram
Water – 200 ml
Red food coloring few drops
Water – 300 ml
Sugar – 175 gram
Saffron – 1 tbsn
Cardamom powder – ½ tspn
Rose water – 3 tbspn
Cardamom powder – 1 tspn
Chopped badam 25 gram
Cashew nuts – 50 gram
Pista flakes – 25 gram
Make sugar syrup first
In a wide non stick pan heat the ghee and fry the cashew nuts and chopped badam keep aside.
In the same pan, Boil the water along with sugar and cardamom powder. Boil for 5 minutes.
In a bowl of 200 ml water, add red colour and flour mix well and add it to sugar syrup stir continuously with out any lumps.
then add butter ,saffron , cardamom powder and stir continuously
Finally add roasted cashew and badam stir well
Garnish with pista flakes
Grease the tray with ghee and transfer the halwa into it and let it cool. Cut into desired shapes
Omani halwa in tamil verson
Linking to Lets party event hosted by preeti - lets party feast celebration diwali, UK rasoi - what my cuppa, cooksjoy's diwali base event , Jaguriti's Grand Festive feast