Website of the Year India 2015

Papaya Halwa Recipe

Papaya Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016
Category :
Course :
Cuisine :
Technique :
No Bake
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Papaya (Papeeta) - 1 fruit
  • Sugar (Cheeni) - 500 gms
  • khova - 350 gms
  • Ghee and Cardamom powder - as required
  • How to Make Papaya Halwa:

    1. Use a heavy or non-stick pan.
    2. Heat pan, add khova and keep stirring till light pink in colour.
    3. Remove keep aside.
    4. Add papaya pulp to pan and allow to come to boil.
    5. Add sugar a little at a time, till all is used up, and dissolved.
    6. Add citric acid and allow to boil till thick like gravy.
    7. Crumble and add cooled khova. Stir and cook on low.
    8. When mixture is like a soft ball, add ghee and cardamom powder.
    9. Stir and remove from fire.
    10. Add half-dry fruit, keep remaining to garnish while serving in individual bowls.
    11. Serve hot.


    Bawarchi of the week

    Chitra Ramachandran

    Chitra Ramachandran

    A talented cook and a prolific writer, Chitra Ramachandran's recipes come with reminiscences of people, places, history, tradition and culture.

    know more