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Strawberry Cornflour Halwa

Aparna Bhat
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Strawberry Cornflour Halwa RECIPE

Give healthy twist by adding some fresh strawberries and make this bright red colored delicious halwa.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Indian
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Cornflour 1/4 cup
  2. Water 1 cup, divided
  3. Sugar 3/4 cup, adjust the quantity as per your preference
  4. Strawberries 12-15
  5. Cardamom powder 1 teaspoon
  6. Ghee 2 tbsp + few drops
  7. Cashew pieces, fistful


  1. Wash and hull the strawberries.
  2. Transfer them to a blender and puree until smooth
  3. Place puree in a bowl, add cornflour and 1/2 cup water.
  4. Whisk it well to make it lump free mixture and keep it aside
  5. Take sugar and remaining 1/2 cup water in a saucepan and heat it over medium flame, stirring continuously until the sugar dissolves.
  6. As the bubbles start appearing, simmer the flame.
  7. Add the cornflour strawberry mixture gradually, while you keep stirring the mixture continuously with other hand.
  8. The mixture will start thickening with a glossy appearance.
  9. Continue cooking over medium flame until the mixture becomes thick (halwa consistency).
  10. Add cardamom powder and ghee and continue cooking until the halwa leaves the sides of the saucepan, switch off the flame.
  11. Transfer the mixture to greased plate/ pan, garnish with broken pieces of cashews and allow it to cool.
  12. Once set, cut into desired shapes and enjoy.

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Jun-06-2017


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