Besan Ka Sheera Recipe for Cough and Cold in Babies, Toddlers and Kids | Besan Halwa
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Besan Halwa - home remedy for cold and cough in children made with gram flour and ghee(clarified butter)
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
  • Gram Flour/ Besan Flour - 2 tbsp
  • Jaggery  - 2 tbsp
  • Homemade Ghee - 3 tsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Cardamom powder - a tiny pinch (optional)
  1. Measure besan flour, sugar, water. Keep aside. In a pan add besan flour and saute in low flame until nice aroma comes. Switch off the flame once done. In a saucepan take jaggery and add ½ cup of water. Hear it until the jaggery completely melts. Strain the jaggery water using a strainer to remove the impurities if any. Set aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add roasted besan flour to it. Mix it well. Take care to not to form any lumps.
  3. Start Cook on low lame for 5 minutes until the mixture starts thicken a bit. Now add jaggery water along with cardamom powder. Mix well, now the mixture start to increase in volume. Stir it continuously while cooking otherwise it may stick to the vessel.
  4. When the halwa is slightly thick and raw smell of besan flour is completely gone, add the remaining ½ cup of water. Give a boil for 2-3 minutes until porridge like consistency is reached.
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Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at