Halva : Glutenfree

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Halva : Glutenfree

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Ingredients: Halva : Glutenfree

Ingredients:

1 lb or 450 g flesh of summer squash, young pumpkin or courgette, peeled, with seeds removed

3/4 pint or 425 ml whole milk

3 cardamom pods

1 tablespoon crushed sesame seed

1 tablespoon chopped pistachios

5 tablespoons sugar

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Instructions: Halva : Glutenfree

Instructions:

• Puree the squash flesh and then mix with the milk and cardamom pods in a heavy bottomed pan.

• Add the crushed sesame seed and chopped pistachios.

• Bring to the point of simmer and then turn the heatdown until just on the simmer.

• Stir at intervals until all the liquid has evaporated.

• Add the oil and sugar and continue stiring over theheat for ten minutes.

• Spread the mixture on non-stick baking parchment ona shallow baking tray

• Allow to cool to room temperature before cutting into small cubes and serving.