Kanji vellam Halwa/Rice Water Halwa

This easy and healthy halwa is prepared using rice water, rice flour and melted jaggery.

Kanjivellam Halwa (4)

 

Ingredients:

  1. Rice Water/Kanji vellam2 cups
  2. Rice Flour – 1/2 cup
  3. Jaggery (melted) – 1 cup
  4. Sugar – 1/4 cup
  5. Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
  6. Ghee – 5 tbsp
  7. Raisins – 5
  8. Cashews – 5
  9. Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp

Kanjivellam Halwa (1)

Kanjivellam Halwa (2)

 

Preparation:

  1. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan, fry raisins and cashews and keep aside.
  2. In a bowl, add rice water, melted jaggery, sugar and mix well. Add rice flour little by little without forming lumps.
  3. Heat a wide bottomed pan and add the mix into it. Stir well continuously and let it cook for 7 minutes. Add a teaspoon of ghee at regular intervals with continuous stirring to avoid sticking to the pan.
  4. Once the mix leaves the sides of the pan and form a halwa like consistency, add grated coconut, fried raisins,cashews and cardamom powder.
  5. Mix well and remove from fire.
  6. Transfer the mix into a loaf pan greased with ghee or oil.
  7. Let it cool and cut into desired shapes.
 

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