firstly, in a pressure cooker take 5 potatoes and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
peel the skin of the potato and grate. keep aside
POTATO - 5 BOILED
in a large kadai heat ½ cup ghee and add boiled and grated aloo
saute for 5 minutes or until the aloo changes colour slightly
SUGAR - 1 CUP
now add 1 cup sugar and ¼ tsp saffron food colour
continuously stir keeping the flame on medium. sugar starts to melt.
cook on medium flame until the ghee separates. it takes approximately 15 minutes for ghee to ooze out. the halwa will start to hold shape releasing ghee. this is the perfect consistency we are looking fo
CASHEW - 2 TBSP
in a pan heat 1 tbsp ghee. add 2 tbsp raisins, 2 tbsp cashew and 2 tbsp almonds
roast on low flame until the nuts turn golden brown and crisp.
transfer the roasted nuts over the halwa, add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
READY TO EAT
finally, enjoy aloo ka halwa topped with more dry fruits