Water chestnut halwa is a super delicious, melt in the mouth kind of desert. One of the all-time healthy dessert options, this dessert is enjoyed by all ages. It can be given to children as an afternoon snack or as a homemade treat after lunch or dinner. Water chestnuts are a low calorie, non-starchy, rich in calcium and phosphorus winter fruit that is super beneficial for kids as well as adults. Ghee is good for health as well when taken in small portions.
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Heat 1.5 tbsp ghee on a low flame in a frying pan and add 1/2 cup water chestnut (singhara) flour.
Roast till it starts turning golden brown.
Slowly pour and mix some water to get a thick doughy consistency.
Allowing it to cook, add 1.5 tbsp sugar and dissolve it completely.
Add a little more water to obtain the desired halwa consistency.
Making sure it is evenly distributed, add 1 tbsp khoa.
Add 1/10th tsp elaichi powder, 1 tsp chopped badam and 1 tsp chopped pista.
Mix well and serve warm.