Maida Halwa


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Maida halwa is an unique sweet dish prepared from roasted refined wheat flour(maida),sugar, coconut powder and dried fruit mix blended together. Find many more interesting halwa recipe, Indian dessert recipe, cake recipe at

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Maida Halwa recipe - How to make Maida Halwa

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1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 cup water
1/2 cup ghee (If u like u can add 3/4th also)
1/2 cup sugar (according to ur taste)
cardamom (elaichi) powder
cashewnuts (kaju)
raisins (kismis)

  1. Take a pan and pr ghee in the pan. when ghee starts boiling add maida and fry continuosly.
  2. Maida should smell good and should turn to light brownish colour. note that frying should be continous. mean while on the other side boil water.
  3. Once the maida is fried properly add water( here u should be careful, with one hand stir maida continuously and other hand pour water into the mixture .
  4. When the water and maida is in good shape and ghee starts showing on the top add sugar.when the sugar melts the halwa is ready.
  5. Now u can add elaichi powder, cashwes and raisins fried in ghee to add extra taste.

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This recipe was contributed by sumagandlur on 27 Dec 2003

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