Papaya halwa recipe (Papite ka halwa)
US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 servings
- 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon Ghee (clarified butter)
- 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts broken
- 2 cups Papaya grated
- ¼ cup Sugar
- ½ cup Milk
- ¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
Take ripe papaya. Wash the papaya well.
Cut into half then remove the seeds and peel it.
Also cut and discard the top and bottom port (Pith/stem).
Cut into large pieces and start grating them using the box grater. You can use food processor as well.
Instead of grating, you can chop them into small pieces and mash them during the cooking process.
Making papaya halwa recipe:
Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in pan on medium heat.
Fry the cashews till they are golden brown. Drain it and remove it to a separate bowl and keep it aside.
In the remaining ghee, add grated papaya.
Mix well and keep cooking till all the moisture is evaporated. It took me 10 minutes. Do stir once in awhile.
Now add sugar and milk. Mix well.
Continue cooking with stirring occasionally. Cook till it is dry and gets halwa consistency.
Now add 1 teaspoon of ghee.
Mix it well and turn off the stove.
Lastly add fried cashews and cardamom powder.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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