Halwasan Video - Indian Sweet - Rakhi Special

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Aug. 24, 2015

Halwasan is the most popular sweet of Gujarat.


Milk 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Semolina 2 Tablespoon
Edible gum 2 Tablespoon
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Nutmeg powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Saffron strands 5
For garnish
Slivered almonds 1/2 Tablespoon
Slivered pistachio 1/2 Tablespoon



In a pan, heat the ghee on medium heat. Add in the semolina and stir until pink.

Add in the edible gum and cook for another 45 seconds.

Pour the milk and bring to boil. Add in the fresh lemon juice and when it curdles let it cook for 30 – 45 minutes, while stirring continuously. Cook until water is absorbed.

Add in the sugar and cook again for sometimes, meanwhile, add in the saffron, nutmeg and cardamom. Cook until all the water is absorbed.

Let it sit for an hour. Make balls and press between palms and garnish with almond and pistachio.


 Serve for dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 50 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 10