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Dry Fruit Halwa

Raiha Faraz
20 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Dry Fruit Halwa RECIPE

Packed with nutrients,i learnt making this halwa from mummy.

Recipe Tags

  • Holi
  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Indian
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chhuhara-250gm
  2. Almonds-100gm
  3. Cashewnut-100gm
  4. Pista-50gm
  5. Makhana-50gm
  6. Ghee-1 cup
  7. Cardamom-2-3nos
  8. Clove-2nos
  9. Cinnamon-1" stick
  10. Sugar-1cup
  11. Milk-500ml


  1. Wash the chhuhara well.
  2. Transfer into pressure cooker.
  3. Add in the makhana and milk.
  4. Cook on high flame until 2 whistles then simmer on low heat for 8-10minutes.
  5. Open the lid and let it cool.
  6. Meanwhile grind the almond,cashewnut and pista.It should not be too coarse.keep aside.
  7. Now grind the chhuhara,makhana and milk mixture into smooth paste.
  8. Heat a kadhai and add in the ghee.
  9. Once the ghee is heated add in the cardamom,clove and cinnamon stick.
  10. Now add in the chhura paste and dry fruit powder and mix well.
  11. Cook for 5-10minutes then add in the sugar.
  12. Now continue to cook on medium flame stirring continuously until ghee separates and the halwa leaves the sides of the kadhai.
  13. This may take 40-45 minutes.The halwa should be cooked well for the perfect taste.
  14. Garnish with chopped almonds or dried muskmelon seeds.Serve warm.

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