On this occasion of New Year, we bring to you different styles and variations of Halwas that are made in India.
Halwa is a delicious pudding prepared from fruits, vegetables and cereals. This Indian pudding is usually made in ghee which gives it a very good taste. Many dry fruits such as almonds, pistachios, cashews and raisins are added to halwa making it very rich.
Halwa is best enjoyed with a combination of aloo and poori. It is a favorite festive food of India. Some halwa recipes like suji and banana halwa are served as prasads on religious occasions.
- Gajar Ka Halwa
Gajar Ka Halwa is the king of halwas. This Indian dessert is prepared with grated carrots & milk. It is perfect for any occasion or season.
- Suji Ka Halwa
Suji ka Halwa is a semolina pudding and is flavored with saffron. It is one of the most popular halwa recipe for festive season.
- Rava Kesari
Rava Kesari is a very popular South Indian dessert made of semolina, dry fruits, saffron and ghee. It’s the North Indian counterpart of Suji Ka Halwa.
- Moong Dal Halwa
It’s a popular recipe from North India made of mung lentils.
- Banana Halwa
Banana Halwa, Banana Sheera or Banana Semolina pudding is best served as Prasad during Ganesh Puja, Devi Puja or Satynarayan Puja.
- Badam Halwa
The badam halwa is filled with the flavor of almonds. It is perfect for those who love almonds.
- Lauki ka Halwa
This is a very delicious and healthy halwa prepared with bottle gourd.
- Papaya Halwa
Papaya Halwa is a vegan Indian dessert made of semi ripe papaya. It is perfect for religious and fasting days.
- Shakarkandi Halwa or Sweet Potato Halwa
This delicious halwa is made with mashed sweet potato, boiled with saffron and cardamom. It can be prepared for religious occasions.
- Apple Halwa
Apple Halwa is a very light dessert. It is perfect for a dessert after a good meal.
Happy New Year!!!
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