Saturday, January 16, 2021

Something sweet for Iftaar

Easy to preparer and simple treats to end your daily Ramadan fast

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two recipes for a sweet end to your daily fast. It tough to get creative for Iftaar dishes during Ramadan

A full house with a depleting larder makes it tough to get creative for Iftaar dishes during Ramadan. Cooking Expert, Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi shares two recipes for a sweet end to your daily fast.

Rose Flour Halwa

 two recipes for a sweet end to your daily fast. It tough to get creative for Iftaar dishes during Ramadan
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Prep. Time: 10min
Cooking Time: 15min
Serves: 4

Ingredients                                           Quantity

  • Ghee                                                  2Tbsp
  • Rajgira Flour                                      1 cup
  • Assorted Nuts chopped                     2 Tbsp
  • Sugar                                                 5 Tbsp
  • Rose petals                                      15-20 nos
  • Rose Syrup                                        4 Tbsp
  • Cardamom powder                            1 Tspn
  • Khoya                                                ½ Cup
  • Milk                                                    1 cup    


  • Heat the ghee in a pan. Add the rajgira flour and stir fry.
  • Add assorted nuts and stir fry till the flour turns slightly brown.
  • Add sugar, rose syrup and mix well.
  • Let it simmer for 3-4 min, then add milk, cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Cook till you get the desired consistency. 
  • Add khoya, rose petals, and let it simmer for 2-3 mins.
  • When the halwa has turned slightly thick, take it off the heat.
  • Garnish with rose petals and serve warm.

Rose flower petals are edible as are dried rose petals. Rose petals are 95 percent water and essence. Rose water is also good for the eyes, and according to ancient Chinese beliefs it is a good medicine for digestive disorders. Make your Iftaar special with beautiful rose petal garnishing.

Butterscotch Chocolate Sheera

 Butterscotch Chocolate Sheera

Prep. Time: 10min
Cooking Time: 15min
Serves: 2

Ingredients ​​​​                                                     Quantity

For Grinding

  • Biscuits                                                          ​​​​​4-5 No
  • Ghee​​​​​                                                             1 Tsp
  • Condensed Milk​​​​                                            1 Tsp
  • Brown sugar​​​​                                                  1 Tsp

For cooking

  • Ghee​​​​​                                2 Tbsp
  • Pistachio, crushed​​​           2 Tbsp
  • Rava (Semolina)​​​             ​½ Cup
  • Milk​​​​​                                  2 Cup
  • Condensed Milk​​​​             1/2 Cup
  • Butterscotch syrup​​ ​        2 Tbsp

For Garnish ​​

  • Chocolate syrup​​​             2 Tbsp
  • Pistachio, crushed​​​         1 Tbsp


  • Take biscuits, break them in to small pieces and add in blender, add brown sugar and 1tsp of ghee.
  • Add condensed milk 1 tsp and coarsely grind
  • Pour the mixture in cups for a base and keep aside.
  • In a pan add ghee, pista and roast for 2-3 min. Then add rava and sauté till rava is roasted.
  • Add condensed milk, milk to the mixture and cook well till sheera thickens.
  • Add butterscotch syrup in the pan, mix well.
  • Now pour the mixture in the cups with the biscuit base. Top it with thick chocolate syrup.
  • Garnish with remaining pista and serve hot.

Rava is slow in digestion so it keeps your stomach full for a longer period of time. If consumed in controlled manner it is beneficial for weight loss.

Try these amazing sweets for your sweet craving during Iftaar. This Ramadan, you will not be deprived of sweets with these easy to cook lockdown sweets. Stay Home and Stay safe.

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