Kachi is a Persian Halva pudding that is full of saffron and rose water flavor. It's easy to make and very delicious. Full of Middle Eastern flavors!
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Kachi - Persian Halva Pudding

Kachi is a Persian Halva pudding that is full of saffron and rose water flavor. It's easy to make and very delicious. It's a taste of the Middle East!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Persian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Calories 150 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp bloomed saffron see notes
  • 1/4 cup rose water
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour For GF option, use rice flour
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter or 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Pistachio and sesame seeds to garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat sugar and water in a small sauce pan over medium heat until it starts boiling. then boil for about 3 minutes. The color doesn't have to change.
  2. Add Saffron and rose water to the syrup. Set aside.
  3. In another sauce pan over medium heat, stir flour constantly until light brown. Be very careful as flour burns fast.
  4. Add butter and keep stirring for about a minute until it turns brown.
  5. Turn the heat off, add the syrup slowly to the flour mixture, stirring continuously using a whisk.
  6. Once all the syrup is poured, turn the heat on again to medium and keep stirring until it thickens, about 15 minutes.
  7. Pour into serving bowls and top with pistachio and sesame seeds.
  8. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

To bloom saffron, first grind some, then sprinkle 1/8 - 1/4 tsp of it over a cube of ice and let it sit on the counter until the ice is fully melted.