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Halwa recipes


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हलवा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Halwa recipes in Hindi)
હલવા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Halwa recipes in Gujarati)

100 Halwa Recipes from different parts of India

What is Halwa?  An Indian mithai with a soft, fudge-like texture, the halwa just slides down your throat and warms your soul! One of the all-time favourite Indian sweets, halwa is made for any and every occasion, and sometimes for no reason at all.  

Ragi Sheera

Ragi Sheera

Halwa can be made with roasted flour, grated veggies or mashed fruits.

The key ingredient is essentially cooked with sugar and ghee to get a soft, luscious, heartwarming sweet dish, resplendent with the aroma of ghee and Indian spices like cardamom.

Jowar Apple Sheera, Healthy Indian SweetJowar Apple Sheera, Healthy Indian Sweet

Halwas from different parts of India

Halwas from different parts of India. You can smell a classic halwa even before you see it – that means it has been done right.  Halwas are made all over India. While some like the Sooji ka HalwaMoong Dal Halwa.

 Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka HalwaRava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa

Badam Halwa and Carrot Halwa are popular all over the country, each region has its specialty too, like the Wheat Halwa of Tamil Nadu, which is made with the milk extracted from soaked wheat! Halwas, unlike sheeras and kheers are usually slow-cooked to get a rich taste.

Badam ka SheeraBadam ka Sheera

Moong Dal Halwa has originated from Rajashtan and consumed in the cold winter months where it will keep the body warm. Sooji ka Halwa is quick to make and more popular in North India. Chana Dal Halwa is a Punjab style chana dal halwa made during festivals and celebrations. Carrot Halwa has its origins in North India. 

Slow cooked Halwas

Even a small portion is enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, there are quick-fix versions that you can cook in a jiffy too. So, worry not. The Moong Dal Halwa and Chana Dal Halwa are typical examples of slow-cooked halwas. Although there might be quick workarounds for these, the slow versions taste better because the dal loses its raw smell and imbibes a rich taste only when you cook it in a heavy-bottomed vessel for a while.

 Chana Dal Halwa ( Indian Cooking)Chana Dal Halwa ( Indian Cooking)

You can make halwa out of rich ingredients like the Walnut Halwa or Badam Halwa, of course only to be enjoyed occasionally.

Walnut-SheeraWalnut Sheera

Healthy halwa recipes from India

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

Healthy halwa recipes from India. You may also make healthy treats like the Low Fat Carrot Halwa and  Shakarkand ka Halwa, Diabtic friendly Lauki Halwa which capitalize on the natural sweetness of the ingredients to reduce the amount of sugar required.

The resulting halwas are relatively healthy, and can be enjoyed occasionally even by those with blood pressure or other health conditions.

Lauki Halwa, Diabetic FriendlyLauki Halwa, Diabetic Friendly

Halwas for fasting days

Anjeer HalwaAnjeer Halwa

Halwas for fasting days. Halwas like the Shakarkand ka Halwa and Singhada Sheera can be enjoyed even on fasting days.  Jhat-Pat Halwa for a simple puja at home, Anjeer Halwa to celebrate a victory, and Peach Halwa to delight your kids in the evening… there is a halwa for each day of the month, and more!

Singhada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat RecipeSinghada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat Recipe

Traditional Halwas

A traditional mithai that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk which makes the doodhi ka halwa, and some for the warm feeling it instils on a rainy day! Many a shortcut there might be.

But sometimes the traditional method of making a mithai yields the richest taste! This authentic recipe of Gajar ka Halwa proves that!

Gajar ka HalwaGajar ka Halwa

Quick Halwas

Quick Halwas. A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes.

It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight.

 Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa RecipeShakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe

Halwa by itself is a delicacy that none can resist, thanks to its rich, sugary taste and enticing, melt-in-the-mouth texture. As a result, this Mixed Halwa has a an interesting appearance, texture and flavour too.



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Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
Recipe# 33448
30 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
rava sheera recipe | suji ka halwa | sooji halwa | with 13 amazing images A wonderful quick Indian dessert, rava ....
Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
Recipe# 3608
05 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
low fat carrot halwa recipe | healthy gajar ka halwa | low fat Indian carrot pudding | with 14 amazing images. low fat carrot halwa recipe is a healthy gajar ka halwa
Quick Badam ka Halwa
Recipe# 42779
14 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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quick badam ka halwa recipe | quick almond sheera | instant almond halwa | badam halwa recipe | with 11 amazing images. Quick badam ka halwa is a sweet ready in j ....
Jhat-pat Halwa
Recipe# 1533
31 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jhat-pat halwa can be prepared within half an hour because it is made with common ingredients, and requires very little prior preparation and planning. The creamy taste of milk acts as a suitable base, which highlights the shades of saffron and cardamom. The topping of pistachios and almonds gives i ....
Badam ka Halwa
Recipe# 3915
18 Dec 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
badam ka halwa recipe | badam halwa | almond halwa | Indian almond halwa | with amazing 23 images. badam ka halwa recipe, an
Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa
Recipe# 4102
30 Jan 20

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by Tarla Dalal
gajar ka halwa with khoya | carrot halwa | authentic gajar ka halwa | with 14 amazing images. Our gajar ka halwa with khoya is a Punjabi carrot halwa recipe. Ma ....
Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
Recipe# 33297
06 Dec 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
An irresistibly sweet dish made from a sweet ingredient! Try this unique halwa made using sweet potatoes, flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron, and enriched with nuts to keep your energy levels high. Make sure you sauté the sweet potatoes for the recommended time, so that the raw smell g ....
Carrot Halwa ( Microwave)
Recipe# 666
27 Sep 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A cup of hot Carrot Halwa served at the end of a meal is so heavenly that it makes you forget the meal itself. Its unique texture and rich flavour linger in your palate and memory for a long time thereafter, overshadowing the glory of even the best Main Course
Anjeer Halwa ( Mithai Recipe)
Recipe# 2024
16 May 11

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by Tarla Dalal
Richness personified, the Anjeer Halwa is a really striking dessert made of puréed figs, powdered almonds and milk powdered, cooked with ghee and a little bit of sugar to add to the natural sweetness of figs. The almonds and figs complement each other beautifully in flavour and texture, while the mi ....
Gajar ka Halwa,  Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe
Recipe# 2026
28 Dec 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
quick gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa recipe | gajar ka halwa in pressure cooker | carrot halwa | with 20 amazing images. gajar ka halwa recipe has a
Peach Halwa
Recipe# 2038
20 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Rich, milky and fruity too, the Peach Halwa is a dessert that is sure to please the palates of people with varied tastes. The strong scent of fresh peaches sautéed in ghee, together with the lingering aroma of khoya cooked with sugar, and the unmistakable aroma of cardamom, make this halwa a winner. ....
Chana Dal Halwa (  Indian Cooking)
Recipe# 1990
15 Apr 20

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by Tarla Dalal
chana dal halwa recipe | Punjabi style chana dal halwa | spilt bengal gram Indian halwa | with 20 amazing images. chana dal halwa is a popular
Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe
Recipe# 33375
20 Dec 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Doodhi Halwa tops the chart of all-time favourite Indian mithai. Whether you have it cold, right out of the fridge, or warm it up and have it plain or with a topping of ice-cream, Doodhi Halwa is sure to charm you with its rich texture and enticing flavour. ....
Gajar ka Halwa, Microwave Gajar ka Halwa
Recipe# 2779
14 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
At restaurants, mithai shops, parties and weddings, Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) is a wonderful addition to the spread, as nobody has enough grit to resist it! Indeed, the unique juicy texture of this halwa, its balanced sweetness and innate richness make it totally irresistible. Now, we shar ....
Apple Halwa
Recipe# 33090
21 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The mushy sweetness of cooked apples and the crunchy nuttiness of walnuts are a made-for-each-other match. Here, this admirable duo comes to you in the form of a tasty Apple Halwa prepared with sautéed apples, mawa and milk cooked with sugar and walnuts. While this gives the perfect flavour and text ....
Sooji Ka Halwa, Banana Rava Sheera
Recipe# 2785
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A super tasty dessert ready in minutes, made using the microwave oven, and using everyday ingredients! You will enjoy the strong taste of banana and its creamy texture in this lovely Sooji Ka Halwa. It is important to fry the sooji nicely in ghee before adding the milk, bananas, etc., in order t ....
Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)
Recipe# 30978
19 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Dried anjeer is truly delicious even when eaten by itself. Here is a recipe of a scrumptious anjeer halwa that uses loads of almonds. Milk powder is used in this recipe improving its texture and adding a unique flavour. Adjust the sugar content based on the sweetness of the figs and the milk powder ....
Walnut Halwa
Recipe# 36415
12 Apr 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Walnuts are cooked with rawa, ghee and sugar and flavoured with cardamom to make a delicious, quick and scrumptious halwa.
Sweet Potato Halwa, Shakarkand Halwa
Recipe# 22333
07 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Do you have the will power to say ‘no’ to a cup of warm and delicious halwa? Well, most of us do not. However, health conditions like high blood pressure often make us refuse such treats with a heavy heart. Nonetheless, we have come up with some interesting recipes, which can be enjoyed occasion ....
Makai ka Halwa
Recipe# 30973
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a unique halwa made of grated sweet corn sweetened with sugar and flavoured with spices like cardamom and saffron. Milk gives the Makai ka Halwa a very rich flavour while grated coconut improves the mouth-feel. Although it is a unique recipe, it still has a traditional touch to it. This ....
Doodhi ka Halwa
Recipe# 2027
16 May 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional mithai that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk, and some for the warm feeling it instils on a rainy day! I know some busy-bees who would stop over at a sweetmeat stall, have a cup of halwa and a samosa in lieu of a meal, an ....
Doodhi ka Halwa ( Microwave Recipe )
Recipe# 33953
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional mithai that everybody has a reason to like—some for the taste, some for the goodness of doodhi and milk, and some for the warm feeling it instills on a rainy day! I know some busy-bees who would stop over at a sweetmeat stall, have a cup of halwa and a
Low Calorie Gajar Halwa
Recipe# 4078
07 Jul 15

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by Tarla Dalal
Like the evergreen filmy numbers of the 70s, Gajar Halwa is a traditional hit you cannot resist! However, even a single serving can be dynamite for weight-watchers, as it is loaded with ghee and khoya. Here is a Low-Calorie Gajar Halwa that will please your palate at just 109 kcal and 4.8 gm o ....
Mixed Halwa
Recipe# 8686
01 Sep 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Halwa by itself is a delicacy that none can resist, thanks to its rich, sugary taste and enticing, melt-in-the-mouth texture. Now, our favourite dessert got all the more exciting thanks to using a combination of grated beetroot, carrot and bottle gourd instead of any single vegetable! As a result, t ....
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Halwa
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 on 23 Nov 19 01:58 PM