Nov 4, 2009

Poppy Seeds Halva


Hello friends, I'm back........I know it was a long break. I was occupied by some other thing so I wasn’t able to concentrate on my blog. I missed the enjoyment of reading the comments and lot of new and mouth watering recipes from my fellow bloggers. I tried to post few times, but was not able to. I was a bit lazy too. Finally I decided to post a recipe today. I came back with a dessert. I hope not many of you know about Kasakasa(Poppy seeds) halva, this is one of my and my hubby’s favorite desserts. Lets start ….

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Ingredients:

Poppy Seeds – 3/4 cup
Sugar - 10 Tbsp
Water - ½ cup
Milk – 3/4 cup
Butter - 1/3 cup
Cashew nuts - *
Raisins - *

Directions:

Soak the poppy seeds for 15 hours. Drain the water and grind the poppy seeds with milk to a paste (not so smooth), set aside the paste. Boil water and add the sugar to make syrup. Once the syrup is ready, add the poppy seeds paste, butter and stir continuously so that it does not get burnt and until it does not smell raw. When the oil shows up on sides of the pan and it turns into halva consistency then it is time to remove it from heat and garnish it with the fried cashews and raisins. This can be stored on fridge for a good 2 weeks and you can serve cold or warm.

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27 comments:

  1. Mmmm.. delicious looking new kasakasa halwa da.. Pictures looks tempting!;)

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  2. Poppy seeds halwa is new for me. Looks delicious!

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  3. I never knew about poppy seed halwa....very nice recipe, will make it for myself soon....great pictures

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  4. looks great..yummy halwa dear

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  5. Halwa looks soo divine..yumm!

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  6. Nice recipe..never tried this before......

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  7. Welcome back kalai. Halwa looks so yummy. Nice click.

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  8. Welcome back.New recipe.Never tried this .nice presentation.looks yummy

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  9. Lovely halwa, glad to see you back.

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  10. Looks fantastic thanks for sharing and welcome back to blogging.

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  11. Welcome back dear. Halwa with poppy seeds sounds so delicious. Will give it a try soon..yummm...

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  12. Oh yeah, i love it...eat this halwa and will happily go to sleep...poppy makes me drowsy.:)

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  13. Sounds interesting & different. Will try soon.

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  14. Sounds new to me...Great clicks..:-)

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  15. I've never tried halwa with poppy seeds, must be tasting nutty like the badam right? must have tasted great!!

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  16. Nice to see you back Kalai... poppy seeds halwa look delicious... which I have not tried... but made only payasam... this is something new... yummy :)

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  17. wow..wat a click..beautiful.welcomee back after the longgggg break.

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  18. WOW.thats very innovative recipe dear,never heard of this halwa,i am gonna bookmark this...sounds tasty

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  19. looks so delicious. never heard of this recipe. Yum!!

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  20. Looks so delicious..lovely recipe too..

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  21. nice receipe.looks yummy

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  22. Halwa with poppy seeds is a good twist

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    cya

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