3 Different Types Of Halwa Recipes
Hello everyone, myself Neelima Anil. Is there any one who doesn’t like halwa’s? Halwa’s are one of the most made sweet by everyone and mainly during festive season. So here lets discuss about 3 Different Types Of Halwa Recipes.
Halwa are the most popular dessert not only in Indian cuisine but also in Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Flour, semolina, grains or nuts join to form the base of a halwa and is then been garnished with nuts. It’s known differently as aluva, halva, chalva etc. Traditionally it had been prepared using seeds and nuts, semolina/ rawa, but within the recently we were introduced to sorts of halwa’s made with vegetables etc.
3 Varieties of Halwa
1.Carrot Halwa (3 Different Types Of Halwa Recipes)
During winters, we make carrot halwa often. it’s a well-liked sweet made in north India during winters. This is a traditional carrot halwa recipe which only uses full-fat milk, ghee and sugar to form the halwa. You don’t need evaporated milk solids(Khoya) or milk . Generally red carrots are used to form the halwa as they’re tender and juicy. On occasions, I have even used orange carrots to make carrot halwa. So you can use any carrots red, orange or black. But just confirm they’re not fibrous and dense.
- 1 Kg carrot
- 1 1/2 litre milk
- 8 Green cardamoms
- 5-7 tbsp ghee
- 5-7 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp raisins
- 1 tbsp almonds, shredded
- 2 tbsp dates, chopped
- Peel and grate the carrots.
- Simmer in milk with the cardamom until liquid evaporates.
- After heating ghee in a heavy pan, add the carrot mixture.
- Cook over a gentle flame for 10-15 minutes.
- Add sugar and continue to ccok until the halwa turns deep reddish color.
- Stir in dried fruit and serve.
2.Suji or Semolina Halwa (3 Different Types Of Halwa Recipes)
Suji halwa is additionally referred to as Rava Kesari in South India and Rava Sheera in Western India. The tactic of preparation is more or less similar, with a couple of ingredients being changed here and there.
- 1/2 Cup ghee
- One cup suji (semolina)
- Have 1 cup sugar
- 1 tsp cardamom
- 1 cup milk
- 3 tbsp dry fruits
- 1 tbsp ghee
- Add ghee and then suji into a paN.
- Stir the suji with the ghee thoroughly.
- Add sugar and cardamom and mix them well.
- Now add milk and dry fruits. Whisk them thoroughly.
- Cover the pan for a while and let the mixture boil.
- Open the pan after some time and mix thoroughly.
- Add some ghee and more dry fruits to the halwa and mix well.
- Serve hot with garnishing of crushed dry fruits.
3.Banana Halwa (3 Different Types Of Halwa Recipes)
Have you ever heard of a halwa made with banana? This is a traditional dessert recipe from the Kerala cuisine, which is cooked during special occasions and will make your mouth water. As the bananas are already sweet , this halwa doesn’t use much sugar. You can even use jaggery powder instead of sugar for a delicious taste. You must surely try this dessert recipe at home, it will be loved by kids and adults alike.
- 8 banana
- 1/2 teaspoon green cardamom
- 6 tablespoon ghee
- 10 tablespoon sugar
- To prepare this delicious banana halwa, firstly peel the bananas and mash them in a large bowl. On medium flame and heat ghee in aa pan . Add the mashed bananas when the ghee melts completely and reduce the flame to low.
- Stir the mashed bananas in ghee for about 15 minutes or until they become light brown in colour. Continue stirring the bananas to avoid sticking at the bottom.
- Add sugar to the pan after 15 minutes and stir well to dissolve the sugar completely and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir once again for a few seconds after adding cardamom powder and remove the pan from the burner. Transfer the halwa to a serving bowl and let it cool down at room temperature.
- Banana halwa is all set to serve, cut thick slices and serve!