Have you ever heard about Multani Sohan halwa? If not, let me tell you that this sweet dish can only be prepared in two different ways, and both of them are very simple to make at home because the ingredients are readily available in every kitchen. Even if you don’t know how to make it, it will be easier to follow the instructions below to get the recipe ready by adding a few extra ingredients if necessary.
What is Multani Sohan Halwa
It is a famous Pakistani dessert often served at weddings or other celebratory occasions. The best part about this dessert is that it can be made with readily available ingredients.
It is a halwa prepared using milk, sugar, and other ingredients. It is one of those desserts prepared on special occasions, as it can be time-consuming. Traditionally, it was ready for festivals like Eids. Several varieties of Multani halwa are available in Pakistan, with each region having its own recipe for preparing it.
Health benefits of Multani Sohan Halwa
It is usually eaten as a snack and has many health benefits. Multani Sohan halwa is very popular in Pakistan. The type of nuts that are used in it can be almonds, pistachios, cashews, etc. If you want to enjoy its taste, mix dry fruits like raisins, apricots, coconut, or dried dates with the nut. If you wish your Halwa has a strong flavor, add cardamom powder while stirring the mixture and garnish it with chopped almonds.
To make traditional Multani Sohan halwa at home, you need the following ingredients:
Milk, White Flour, Sugar, Green Cardamoms, Pistachio Chopped, Lemon salt, Sprouted wheat flour, pure ghee, Almonds & Walnuts
Methodology – How to make it?
Making Sohan halwa at home is very simple. First, pour milk into a pan with white flour, sprouted wheat flour, and lemon salt. Then boil it for 5 minutes on low flame. While stirring the mixture, slowly add the cardamom powder to get a unique flavor and smell.
After 5 minutes, the paneer will separate; keep cooking it on a low flame. When the paneer is reduced to half, add sugar slowly. Keep stirring while adding sugar; otherwise, lumps will form, and you will get a smooth texture. Add ghee when the mixture becomes thick. Then keep cooking for 20-25 minutes until it stops sticking to the pan.
Now, after 20-25 minutes, when the mixture is thick, pour it into a tray. Cut the almonds, pistachio, walnuts, and other dry fruits. Spread all the dry fruits over the spread halwa. Cut it into small pieces of your choice. Your Multani Halwa is ready to serve.
How to Store Multani Sohan Halwa
Multani Sohan halwa can be stored in airtight containers for up to 5 days. If you want to keep it more than that, you have to freeze it. Without freezing it will change its taste and expire. Frozen Multani Sohan halwa can be used up to 3 months.