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Coconut Halwa Recipe

Coconut Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
3 hours
Servings :
More than 20 pieces
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cup - grated coconut, fresh (frozen also can be used)
  • 1/2 cup - rice, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 2 tsp - Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • For Garnish:
  • Cashews and raisins, sauteed in some Ghee
  • How to Make Coconut Halwa:

    1. Soak rice in enough water for 2 to 3 hours or until rice becomes soft. Grind the soaked rice and grated coconut into a very fine paste by adding a little water.
    2. It should be a smooth paste. Keep aside.
    3. In a non-stick pan, make sugar of one string consistency.
    4. Then immediately add the cardamom powder and ground coconut-rice paste and keep stirring until it becomes thick and leaves the sides of the pan.
    5. Just before turning off the flame, add ghee and mix well.
    6. Garnish it with fried cashew and raisins.


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