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Tapioca - Cassava Halwa Recipe

Tapioca - Cassava Halwa is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - tapioca (grated)
  • 1 cup - Sugar or adjust to your taste
  • 2 cups + 1/4 cup - water
  • 1/4 cup - cashew
  • Mixed Nuts (coarsely powdered)
  • 1 tbsp - Milk powder
  • 1 pinch -kesari powder
  • 5 - Cardamom
  • 3 -cloves
  • 1/4 cup - Ghee
  • How to Make Tapioca - Cassava Halwa:

    1. Wash grated tapioca twice. Add 2 cups of water and cook.
    2. Now, in a pan add 2 tsp of ghee. Then add few broken cashews and cardamom. Fry well.
    3. Turn stove to medium. Add sugar and 1/4 cup water.
    4. Add the kesari powder. Mix well.
    5. When the sugar is totally dissolved, add the cooked tapioca.
    6. Stir well. Add 1 tsp of ghee, cloves and milk powder. Stir well, so that milk powder forms no lumps.
    7. Now, grind the remaining cashew coarsely and add it to the contents. Mix well.
    8. Stir continuously and add remaining ghee when the contents become thick and in halwa consistency.
    9. Switch off the stove.
    10. Serve hot/cold garnished with coarsely powdered nuts.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen


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