Grandma's Greek Halva with pistachios and cardamom

Grandma's Greek Halva with pistachios and cardamom

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"When I was a boy I could stop eating this halva. I love it because it is simple, aromatic and full of taste."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
500 l
water
225 g
brown sugar
cloves
cardamom pods
½
cinnamon stick
1 g
vanilla sugar
slices
orange peels
250 g
semolina
25 g
chopped pistachios
orange zest
100 ml
olive oil
500 ml
golden syrup
g
ground cinnamon

Utensils

pot, nonstick pan, whisk, loaf pan

  • Step 1/7

    Fist step is to prepare the syrup. In my opinion this is the most important step, because the syrup has all the aromas and flavours. Add water in a pot and add the all the ingredients. boil for approximately 10 min. Take the pot aside. Remove the Orange peels, cardamom cloves and cinnamon stick from the pot.
    • 500 l water
    • 225 g brown sugar
    • cloves cardamom pods
    • ½ cinnamon stick
    • 1 g vanilla sugar
    • slices orange peels
    • pot

    Fist step is to prepare the syrup. In my opinion this is the most important step, because the syrup has all the aromas and flavours. Add water in a pot and add the all the ingredients. boil for approximately 10 min. Take the pot aside. Remove the Orange peels, cardamom cloves and cinnamon stick from the pot.

  • Step 2/7

    Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan.
    • 100 ml olive oil
    • nonstick pan

    Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan.

  • Step 3/7

    Add semolina and cook for approximately 5-7 min until golden. Stir frequently.
    • 250 g semolina
    • whisk

    Add semolina and cook for approximately 5-7 min until golden. Stir frequently.

  • Step 4/7

    Add pistachios and orange zest. Stir for 2 min.
    • 25 g chopped pistachios
    • orange zest

    Add pistachios and orange zest. Stir for 2 min.

  • Step 5/7

    Add little bit of syrup and stir frequently. Use this method until all the syrup is added. Do not forget to stir!!! After the syrup is added let it rest aside for 1 min.
    • 500 ml golden syrup

    Add little bit of syrup and stir frequently. Use this method until all the syrup is added. Do not forget to stir!!! After the syrup is added let it rest aside for 1 min.

  • Step 6/7

    Add the mixture to a cake pan. Let it cool for a few our.
    • loaf pan

    Add the mixture to a cake pan. Let it cool for a few our.

  • Step 7/7

    Top with ground cinnamon. Enjoy😁😁😁!!!

    Top with ground cinnamon. Enjoy😁😁😁!!!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Grandma's Greek Halva with pistachios and cardamom

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