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Papaya Halwa

Papaya Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
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Serves 6


Papaya (Papeeta) - 1 fruit

Sugar (Cheeni) - 500 gms

khova - 350 gms

Ghee and Cardamom powder - as required


  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.
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