Papaya Halwa Recipe (Papite ka Halwa)
Delicious papaya halwa recipe!! This Indian sweet is made from ripe papaya. In Hindi, it is called papite ka halwa.
1 teaspoon + 1
Ghee (clarified butter)
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 a 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 a while.
Now add sugar and milk. Mix well.
Continue cooking with stirring occasionally. Cook till it is dry and gets halwa consistency.
Now mix 1 teaspoon of ghee and turn off the stove
Lastly, add fried cashews and cardamom powder.
You can use completely rip or semi-ripe papaya.
If using semi-ripe papaya then you may need more sugar.
So always taste your papaya and the adjust the sugar quantity.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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