Coconut Halwa
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Coconut Halwa

The rich combination of coconut, butter, and nuts gives it an eccentric flavor and you can also garnish it with more nuts for making it more crunchy and delicious.
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: coconut, halwa

Ingredients for Coconut Halwa

  • 1 1/4 cups Coconut Milk thick
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • 2/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Coconut grated
  • 2 tblsp Butter unsalted
  • handful Almonds slivered, to garnish
  • handful Pistachios slivered, to garnish

How to make Coconut Halwa

  • Heat a pan over moderate flame.
  • Pour coconut milk and milk together.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add sugar and grated coconut.
  • Keep stirring till it solidifies.
  • Add butter, stir and remove from heat.
  • Spread on a flat greased plate and allow to cool.
  • Garnish with slivered almonds and pistachios if desired.
  • Before it cools completely cut into desired shapes (squares or rectangle).
  • 10. Serve.


This stays good for a few days if stored in an air-tight container.