Something sweet for Iftaar.

Something sweet for Iftaar

BDC News

New Delhi, April 28  A full house with a depleting larder makes it tough to get creative for Iftaar dishes during Ramadan. Tata Sky Cooking Expert, Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi shares two recipes for a sweet end to your daily fast.

Rose Flour Halwa

Something sweet for Iftaar.

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 1/2 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 cccording to ancient Chinese beliefs it is a good medicine for digestive disorders.

Butterscotch Chocolate Sheera

Something sweet for Iftaar.

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) � 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 saut� 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.

Tata Sky cooking is now available for free during the lockdown to encourage consumers to remain fruitfully engaged, and do something new within the safety of their homes.

Something sweet for Iftaar.
Something sweet for Iftaar.
Something sweet for Iftaar.
Something sweet for Iftaar.


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