Papaya halwa recipe


  • 2 cups papaya
  • 1 cup milk (boiled)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • a pinch of yellow colour
  • 4 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)
  • Garnishing ingredients:
  • 5 cashewnuts
  • 5 badam
  • 5 pista
  • a big pinch of cardamom powder

Cooking Instructions

Peel the skin, remove the seeds and grate the papaya.

Roast the garnishing ingredients (except cardamom powder) in 2 tsp of ghee till they turn into light golden yellow colour.

Allow it to cool then broken into small pieces.

Now heat a heavy bottomed pan and heat with 2 tbsp of ghee.

Add the grated pappaya and saute on low flame till the raw smell disappears.

Now add milk and mix well.
Cook on low flame till the papaya become tender.

Once the halwa starts to thickening stir continuously for 2-5 mins.

At this point add sugar food colour.

Combine well and cook for further thickness.

Add the remaining ghee and stir.

Cook on low flame till the ghee separates form the mixture.

Finally add the garnishing ingredients.

Now your easy and tasty papaya(pappali) halwa is ready to serve.

Serve hot or cold.

14 Mar 2011     1119 views     NON-Vegetarian       Desserts > Kheer and Halwa

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