Singhare ka Halwa
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Singhare ke atte ka halwa (sheera), Singhare ka halwa recipe

Singhare ka halwa is made with singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour), ghee (clarified butter) and sugar. It is made during Navratri vrat or fasting days.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 441kcal
Author Kanan


  • 1/3 cup Ghee (Clarified butter)
  • ½ cup Singhare ka atta (Water chestnut flour)
  • 1 cup Water (Boiling hot)
  • ⅓ to ½ cup Sugar
  • teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder
  • Almonds or cashews, chopped for garnishing


  • Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat. Once hot add singhare ka atta, mix well.
  • Roast it with stirring continuously till it turns light brown in color. You will get a nice aroma of roasted flour. It will take about 6-7 minutes. While roasting flour,
  • On the other side, put 1 cup of water to boil on another stove or heat it in the microwave.
  • Now add hot water to the mixture and stir as you add to avoid lumps.
  • Once water is almost absorbed (in about 2 minutes) add sugar.
  • Mix well and keep stirring.
  • Keep stirring and cooking till ghee starts to leave from the halwa.
  • That time turn off the stove.
  • Finally, add cardamom powder and mix.
  • Garnish it with almond slivers.


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 55.8g | Protein: 1.3g | Fat: 25.5g | Saturated Fat: 15.9g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 51.2g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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