Helva-i Hakani From Ottoman Cuisine

Helva-i Hakani From Ottoman Cuisine

A man who eats this halva made with rose water cannot forget it again.



    • 200 grams of butter or margarine
    • 1 cup of flour
    • 1 cup of rice flour
    • 1 cup of starch
    • 3 cup of milk
    • Two and a half cups of powdered sugar
    • 100 grams of coarse walnuts
    • Half a coffee cup of rose water


How to Prepare?

Let’s take the oil in 1 pot and melt it. Let’s add the flour and 1 cup of rice flour, stir it over a slow fire and stir constantly.

Let’s add 2 cups of starch on it and lightly brown it until it has a licorice and continue stirring constantly.

3 Then add the boiling milk and let the halva pull the milk without interrupting the mixing.

4 Let’s add and mix the sugar. After adding the crushed walnut and mixing it once, let’s take the halva from the fire. Let’s steep for 15-20 minutes. Let’s take it to the service plate and let the rose water be poured on it according to the desire. Let’s serve.

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