Bread Halwa – Indian Sweet recipe


  • 3/4 cup – 1 cup ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 loaf bread
  • 6-8 cardamoms (elachi)
  • 2 tbsps almonds (badam)
  • 2 tbsps cashew nuts
  • 1 lt milk (low fat)
  • 1 ¼ cup sugar (increase or decrease as per your taste)

Cooking Instructions

Tear the bread into bit sized pieces. Heat three fourth cup of ghee in a cooking vessel and add the bread pieces and fry them till they turn a golden brown.

Grind elachi, almonds and cashewnuts (leave a few toasted almonds and cashewnuts aside for garnish) to a fine paste.
Meanwhile boil the milk, add sugar and keep stirring it till it blends into the milk. Add the fried bread pieces and the remaining ghee to this mixture.

Let it simmer till the bread pieces turn soft and cook in the milk mixture. Combine the nuts paste. Garnish with the toasted almonds and cashew nuts.

Serve warm or refrigerate until chilled and serve. It tastes good both warm and cold.

15 Mar 2011     1800 views     NON-Vegetarian       Desserts > Kheer and Halwa

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