Microwave Mango Halwa recipe


  • Sweetened mango pulp – 1 can (850 gms) I used Shamiana kasar mango pulp sweetened
  • Sugar – white granulated – 1 cup
  • Ghee / clarified butter – half cup
  • Cardamom powder – half teaspoon
  • Saffron – few strands ( a pinch )

Cooking Instructions

In a wide bottomed microwave safe high heat resistant large (corning ware or Pyrex glass ware preferably) container add one can of mango pulp.
Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Add sugar and stir well until even distribution and again microwave high for 5 minutes.

tir in cardamom powder and saffron strands. Stir the content and cook for 20 minutes, stirring once every 5 minutes.

Add ghee and stir in until even distribution. Adding more ghee is optional.

Microwave on high for 8 to 10 minutes and do not forget to give it a stir every 4 or 5 minutes.

After the halwa consistency is reached, give a quick stir and allow a standing time of about 5 minutes before tasting the halwa. If you think the halwa consistency is not reached, microwave again for 4 to 5 minutes.

Scoop a dollop of this halwa and garnish with a single cashew nut before serving.

14 Mar 2011     1127 views     NON-Vegetarian       Desserts > Kheer and Halwa

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