Authentic Iranian Halva is a delicious and aromatic dessert made with wheat flour and rose water. It is traditionally cooked to celebrate events.
Things to know about Halva Recipe
Halva is a kind of dessert made all over Asia in different ways. Iranian halva is a very simple, easy-to-cook dish. It is made with wheat flour, sugar, and rose water. Persians love to add rose water to food.
Wheat halva is also no exception to this. Wheat flour itself gives a very distinct aroma to this dish. Halva is made at celebrations and some Islamic ceremonies such as Eid. It is also a traditional dish served to guests with evening tea.
Especially in winter, Halwa, filled with nuts, makes a delicious snack. Kids also love this dish. You must try this easy-breezy but delicious Iranian sweet dish.
My Grandmother’s Traditional Iranian Wheat Flour Sweet. Authentic Recipe of Halva.
— General Atributes of This Recipe:
— ADAPT THE SERVINGS OR PORTIONS BY ENTERING YOUR DESIRED VALUE —
- 1½ cup White Sugar – Regular Sugar – Granulated Sugar
- 1½ cup Water
- ¼ cup Rose Water
- ¼ tsp Ground Cardamom Powder
- ¼ tsp Saffron
- 2 cups Wheat Flour Sifted
- 1 cup Vegetable Oil
- ¼ cup Almond Slivered
- ¼ cup Pistachio Chopped
- ¼ cup Coconut Shredded
- Take a medium saucepan and heat the water in it.
- Add sugar and bring it to a boil on low heat.
- Then add rose water, cardamom, and saffron to it and set it aside.
- Take another pan and add flour in it.
- Lightly toss the flour over medium heat for about 8–10 minutes. Until aroma arises.
- Then add oil to it and mix thoroughly while stirring. Cook for another 5-10 minutes.
- Then start adding the sugar syrup to the flour.
- When the flour mixture thickens, remove it from heat.
- Transfer to a serving platter flatten it with a spatula and garnish with nuts.
— Specific Atributes of This Recipe:
Cooking tip for making Halva
Stir flour on medium heat for better texture and aroma.
What to serve with Halva?
Serve it with traditional Persian Tea.
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