Halwa

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

Pumpkin Halwa with Milk
Diwali, Halwa

Banaras Halwa

A delicious Halwa made with milk and pumpkin. Ingredients: Milk – 1 cup White Pumpkin – 1 cup, peeled, chopped Sugar – 2 cups Ghee – 1/4 cup Almonds – 2 tsp Cashew Nuts – 2 tsp Unsweetened Khoya – 1/2 cup, crumbled Method: 1. Combine the milk and pumpkin […]

asoka halwa
Beetroot, Halwa

Beetroot Asoka Halwa

Ingredients: Beetroots – 500 gms Sugar – 125 gms Ghee – 50 gms Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Cashewnuts – 5, fried in little ghee Khoya – 50 gms Moong Dal – 50 gms Wheat Flour – 2 1/2 tsp Method: 1. Peel the beetroots and grate well. 2. Heat […]

oats halwa
Diwali, Halwa, Oats

Oats Halwa

Healthy, tasty and delicious. Kids will love this variation of the regular halwa. Ingredients: Oats – 1/2 cup, powdered Milk – 3/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 2 pinch Sugar – 1/4 cup Cashewnuts – 2 tsp, crushed Ghee – 1 tblsp Any Edible Food Colour – a pinch, mixed with […]

Sooji Sheera
Diwali, Halwa

Sooji Sheera

This is generally made during festive occasions. Quick and easy to make. Ingredients: Rava (Sooji) – 1 cup Sugar – 2 cups Cashewnuts – 7 to 10 Milk – 2 1/2 cups Ghee – 1 cup Kesari Powder – a pinch (optional) Method: 1. Bring the milk to a boil. […]

Corn Flour Halwa
Diwali, Halwa

Corn Flour Halwa

  A simple and delicious halwa for any occasion. Ingredients: Corn Flour – 100 gms Sugar – 150 gms Ghee – 100 gms Kesari Powder – a pinch Cashewnuts – few Raisins – few Cucumber Seeds – little Cardamom Powder – a pinch Method: 1. Fry the cashewnuts and raisins […]

gasa gasa halwa
Diwali, Halwa

Gasa Gasa Halwa

Diwali special halwa. Different from the usual sweets but quite tasty. Ingredients: Gasa Gasa (Poppy Seeds) – 1 cup Jaggery – 3/4 cup, powdered Milk – 1/2 cup Ghee – 1/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp Cashewnuts – 10 to 12, fried in little ghee Method: 1. Soak the […]

Badam Halwa
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Halwa, Janmashtami, Navratri, Onam

Badam Halwa

Badam Halwa is a very popular sweet across India specially across South India. Made with almond puree, sugar, ghee and milk, it is one of the must have sweets during festivals and special occasions.Ingredients: Almonds – 1 cup Sugar – 3 cups Ghee – 1 1/2 cups Cashewnuts – 1 […]