Dates halwa | healthy dessert

Dates halwa a healthy dessert made with dates and sugar. It’s very easy making sweet any one can do this. Everyone in my family enjoyed having this sweet, even my colleagues commented that it was good. Dates by itself is very sweet so adding less sugar is enough. You can top up with any number of dry fruits of your choice.

Nutritional Value Of Dates
Dates are a good source of various vitamins and minerals. It’s also a good source of energy, sugar and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc can be found in them. They also contain vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.

Health benefits

Relieve Constipation
Strengthen Bones
Treat Intestinal Disorders
Treat Anemia
Cure Allergies
Promote Weight Gain
Boost Energy
Maintain Nervous System Health
Promote Heart Health
Treat Sexual Weakness
Prevent Night Blindness
Relieve Intoxication
Treat Diarrhea
Prevent Abdominal Cancer

(Source : organifacts )


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Dates halwa
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
  1. Soak 200 gms seedless dates in hot water
  2. Add only 1/2 glass water just to immerse dates
  3. Roast cashews in ghee and keep aside
  4. Add the soaked dates in a mixie jar
  5. Grind to a smooth paste
  6. In a non stick pan add remaining ghee in roasting cashews or add 2 tsp ghee.
  7. Add the dates paste to the pan and stir continuously.
  8. Add ghee and stir well
  9. Add 4 tsp sugar or if required
  10. Sugar melts down and after 5 mins the paste becomes thick.
  11. Add roasted cashews and mix well
  12. Add 1/2 tsp cardamon powder
  13. Stir well till the ghee oozes out. And the halwa becomes non sticky then switch off.
  14. Server warm. A healthy dessert is ready to serve your kids. You can prepare this sweet in any occasion.
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