One of my mom’s culinary specialties is Halva, a sweet and rich dessert. We serve this type of Halva during special occasions as well as during memorial services.
1 cup flour
1 glass of water
2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup avocado oil
1/2 teaspoon saffron
1/2 cup rosewater
Pistachios and slivered almonds for garnish (optional)
1 – Heat the oil in a frying pan.
2 – Add the flour, reduce heat and stir frequently until the flour turns golden.
3 – In a small pot add the sugar and water and bring to a boil.
4 – Add saffron and rosewater and stir.
5 – Add the sugar mixture to flour mixture and stir well.
6 – Transfer the Halva to a decorative plate or bowl and garnish with pistachios or almonds if desired.