Asoka Halwa Recipe
2 cups Ghee
1cup Wheat flour
2 cups Sugar
Almond, cashew, pistachio for decoration
1 spoon Cardamom powder
Wash the dhal and cook it with sufficient water till gentle and mash it. In a thick bottom pan add 2 tbs ghee and when it is warm add the wheat flour and roast till nice aroma comes.
Add the mashed dhal, and mix nicely. Let it cook in a moderate flame. Add sugar and stir well. Add the remaining ghee slowly and gradually and stirring. It should leave the sides of the pan; add cardamom powder, fried cashew and all the nuts mix well. Remove from stove. Transfer to greased bowl.
Serve hot. — Recipe by V. Ranjana Krishnan