What does halva mean?

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  1. halva(Noun)

    A confection usually made from crushed sesame seeds and honey. It is a traditional dessert in India, the Mediterranean, the Balkans, and the Middle East.

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  1. Halva

    Halva refers to many types of dense, sweet confections, served across the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia, West Asia, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Balkans, Eastern Europe, Malta and the Jewish world. The term halva, meaning "sweet", is used to describe two types of desserts: ⁕Flour-based – This type of halva is slightly gelatinous and made from grain flour, typically semolina. The primary ingredients are clarified butter, flour, and sugar. ⁕Nut-butter-based – This type of halva is crumbly and usually made from tahini or other nut butters, such as sunflower seed butter. The primary ingredients are nut butter and sugar. Halva may also be based on numerous other ingredients, including sunflower seeds, various nuts, beans, lentils, and vegetables such as carrots, pumpkins, yams, and squashes. Halva can be kept at room temperature with little risk of spoilage. However, during hot summer months it is better kept refrigerated, as it can turn runny after several days.

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How to say halva in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of halva in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of halva in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Images & Illustrations of halva

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