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Homemade Instant Khoya/Mawa/Kova

Amrita Iyer
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Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
15 People
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ABOUT Homemade Instant Khoya/Mawa/Kova RECIPE

With the Indian Festival of colours - Holi around the corner there is one ingredient which is in high demand - Khoya/Kova/Mawa which is used in Gujiya, Halwa, Gulab Jamun and Burfi recipes. Though khoya is available in the market, home made is the best. Here is a completely safe and easy preparation made within 15 minutes.You need ingredients like milk powder which is easily available and this cheesy Khoya can be stored refrigerated for a month

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • North Indian
  • Basic recipe

Ingredients Serving: 15

  1. 1 cup Milk powder
  2. 1/2 cup Milk
  3. 1/4 cup cream (collected malai can also be used)
  4. 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter


  1. Heat butter on medium heat in a non stick pan.When it melts add cream and mix well.Now use a whisk and add the milk.Whisk well and allow the liquid to come to a boil.
  2. Do NOT increase heat as this might curdle the milk.
  3. When the milk comes to a simmering boil add the milk powder 1 tbsp at a time whisking all the while.When all the powder has been added into the milk increase the heat slightly and keep on stirring without leaving the mixture on heat.
  4. It might get discoloured at the bottom.
  5. In 5 - 7 minutes the mixture will start leaving the sides of the pan.Take it on to a plate and allow it to come to room temperature.Put it preferably in a glass bowl in the refrigerator.Use as needed!

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saika rashid
saika rashid   Jan-01-2018

Very useful recipe thank you ma'am

Lakshmi Bala
Lakshmi Bala   Nov-13-2017

Home made

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