Peach halwa

Posted on August 25, 2009. Filed under: Sweets | Tags: , , |

A fresh fruit dessert flavoured with nutmeg and cardamom which is also low in calories.

Cooking Time : 15 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Serves 4.

2 cups peaches, peeled and finely chopped
1/4 cup whole milk powder
2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg powder (jaiphal)
1/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds
a few saffron strands
2 teaspoons ghee
1. Melt the ghee in a kadhai, add the peaches and stir over a slow flame till they are soft (about 5 to 7 minutes).
2. Sprinkle the milk powder and sugar and stir continuously on a low flame till the mixture leaves the sides of the kadhai.
3. Remove from the fire, add the nutmeg powder and mix well.
4. Garnish with the cardamom seeds and saffron.
5. Serve hot.
The amount of sugar added will vary depending on the sweetness of the peaches.
At step 2, you can use 2 teaspoons of artificial sweetner instead of sugar.

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