Halwa

Halwa is a popular Indian dessert sweet with many regional flavours and variations.

Carrot Halwa
Baisakhi, Carrot, Diwali, Halwa, Navratri

Carrot Halwa (Gajar Halwa)

Carrot Halwa,  also known as Gajorer halua, Gajrela or Gajar Pak, is a slow cooked traditional dessert made on almost all occasions. In fact, it is so simple and delicious to make that one doesn’t require a celebration to make it. Unlike many other sweet delicacies that require an intricate recipe […]

Coconut Halwa
Diwali, Halwa

Coconut Halwa

Different kinds of halwa (a peculiar kind of Indian sweet dish prepared with nuts, sugar, milk and other ingredients) are loved everywhere in India. Suji (semolina) halwa, Gajar (carrot) halwa, moong dal halwa, and coconut halwa are the most popular among them. A coconut halwa can be made from freshly […]

Dates Halwa
Halwa

Dates Halwa

Dates are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and contains iron, calcium, potassium, zinc etc. This is an easy to make halwa that tastes delicious and requires very less ingredients. Ingredients: Dates – 100gms, deseeded Cashews – 10 Raisins – 10 Boiled Milk – 1/4 cup Jaggery Powder – 5 tsp […]

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa
Beetroot, Halwa, Pineapple

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa

A delicious, nutritious and simple halwa made with beetroots and pineapples. Ingredients: Pineapples – 2 cups Beetroots – 2 cups Jaggery – 2 cups, grated Ghee – 1 1/2 tblsp Milk Powder – 1/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp Cashew Nuts – 2 tblsp, crushed Almonds – 2 tblsp, […]

Parangikai Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa)
Diwali, Halwa, Pumpkin

Parangikai Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa)

Parangikai Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa) is a very simple and delicious halwa made during special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Ingredients: Parangikai (Yellow Pumpkin) – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Sugar – 2 to 3 tblsp (or as per taste) Ghee – 3 tsp Mixed Dry Fruits – 1/2 cup Cardamom Powder […]

Thinai Halwa (Foxtail Millet Halwa)
Halwa

Thinai Halwa

A delicious and healthy sweet made with Foxtail millet flour. Thinai (or Foxtail millet) is rich in carbohydrates, dietary fiber and reduces cholesterol levels. Ingredients: Thinai Flour (Foxtail Millet Flour) – 2 cups Unsweetened Khoya – 1 cup Ghee – 1/2 cup Milk – 1/2 cup Jaggery – 2 cups, […]

Apple Halwa
Apple, Halwa

Apple Halwa

A simple, tasty and easy to make halwa with apple. Serve as a dessert to any meal. Ingredients: Apple – 1 Unsweetened Khoya – 1/4 cup Sugar – 1/4 cup Ghee – 1/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Cashew nuts – 1/2 tblsp, broken Almonds – 1/2 tblsp, sliced […]

Homemade Wheat Halwa
Halwa

Homemade Wheat Halwa

This homemade Wheat Halwa (Tirunelveli Halwa) is one of the most popular halwa varieties in South India, especially in Tamilnadu. This traditional halwa is made using flour, sugar and ghee. Often made during special occasions and festivals, the halwa makes a delicious dessert for any meal. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – […]