Coconut Halwa Recipe



Ingredients of Coconut Halwa:

  • 1 Medium Coconut, grated
  • 1/4 cup Clarified Butter
  • 1-1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Rice
  • 4 Green Cardamom

For Garnishing:

  • 2 tbsp pistachios
  • 2 tbsp cashew nuts

How to make Coconut Halwa:

  • Wash and soak rice for about one hour.
  • Remove kernel from coconut and cut into small pieces.
  • In a food processor, grind soaked rice, coconut pieces and along with 1 cup of water until soft.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, add the above coconut and rice paste, sugar and clarified butter.
  • Mix well and cook on medium heat until thick.
  • Keep stirring because coconut and sugar mixture can stick to the bottom of the pan and burn.
  • Cook until mixture becomes thick/lumpy and sticky.
  • At this point it starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • Remove from heat and spread on a greased, round plate.
  • garnished with pistachios and cashew nuts.
  • When it is cooled, cut into diamond shaped pieces.
  • Coconut Halwa is ready to serve.

  • Enjoy!

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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