Saturday, 3 October 2015

Instant Haalu Khova/Milk Khoya/Khova/Mawa/Paal Khova/Dhoodh Khoya/ Home Made Condensed Milk From Milk Powder In Microwave

Khova/Mawa or Khoya is rich milk solid which is prepared by reducing the milk by cooking on a slow flame continuously stirring.You can get readymade khoya in markets.It is mainly used in preparing Sweets like Halwa's ,Burfee's,Peda's etc..Preparing mawa with milk takes longer time and now a days who has got so much patience and time,and if you want to buy good fresh khova it is very expensive and it will not guarantee you the quality.So I  have come up with this awesome recipe of khova. It can be whipped up in minutes using milk powder,ghee and milk,Yes only 3 ingredients.Now there are many festivals around the corner and every one is gearing upto prepare sweet dishes,this will really makes the things easier if you make this in advance and can be stored in the freezer. It can be stored in freezer upto 2months in ziplock bags..Here is the recipe..    

Ingredients:
Milk powder-1cup
Milk- 1/4-1/2cup
Ghee-3Tbsp 

 Microwave Method:
1. Take a bowl add milk powder and ghee mix well,then add milk spoon by spoon to make not to thin or not to thin paste.It should be like slightly thicker than pancake batter.
2. Now cook in the microwave for 1-2 minutes,stirring in between.If the mixture is still thin cook for another minute(it depends on the  capacity of your microwave).
3.Take out and leave it to cool and keep it in the refrigerator for 1-2hours.Now it can be easily form like ball and can be shaped into any forms of shape.
4.It is now ready for preparing any kinds of sweet dishes that requires Mawa/ Khova  for  Halwa's,Burfi's,Peda's and many more..

StoveTop Method:
1.Take a bowl add milk powder and ghee mix well,then add milk spoon by spoon to make not to thin or not to thin paste.It should be like slightly thicker than pancake batter.
2.Heat a thick bottom kadai  or thick bottom nonstick pan,add a Tbsp of ghee when it melts,add the mixture and cook on a low medium flame by stirring continuously for 3-4 minutes.
3.When the mixture begins to thicken take out of the flame and leave it to cool and use it as mentioned above.

Note:
1.I have used 3-4tbsp of ghee,if you want more rich texture you can add upto 1/4 cup to 1/2cup of ghee and less milk,you will need less milk when you use.
2.No need to melt the ghee while mixing with milk powder.
3.The cooking time may be different,it may take 1 or 2 minutes extra or less ,make sure to cook according to your microwave capacity.
4.In stove top method make sure to cook on a low medium flame as it will burn easily and stir continuously.
5. And you can double the quantity as per your requirement.It can be stored in freezer upto 2 months in ziplock bags.
6.My Peda Recipe in Microwave.


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