How to make Hariso -

Broken wheat halwa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Brokenwheat, Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Desserts


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Gujarat has long stretches of unspoilt coastline and an endless supply of fish and shell fish. But strict Jainism in the past and orthodox Hinduism today has encouraged widespread vegetarianism.  The Gujarati cuisine is not heavily spiced but slightly sweeter than the cuisines of the neighbouring states.
Gujarati food is distinctively vegetarian with about 65% of its population shunning the meat.  The remaining 35% of the state’s population consists of Bohra Muslims and Parsis. Bohra Muslims are the followers of Abdullah who were Hindus who adopted Muslim religion.  The Parsi cuisine on the other hand is a blend of western influences.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Hariso Recipe

  • Brokenwheat 2 cups

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Water 2 cups

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Milk 4 cups

  • Rose water a few drops

  • Nutmeg powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Almonds 5

  • Sultanas 6


Step 1

Heat ghee in a pan, add the broken wheat and salt and sauté for a few minutes. Add water, sugar and milk.

Step 2

Continue cooking till it reaches a thick consistency. Remove from heat, add rose water, cardamom and nutmeg powders. Blanch the almonds and cut them into slivers.

Step 3

Garnish the hariso with almonds and sultanas serve warm.

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