Nov 4, 2013

Aloo ka Halwa/ Potato Pudding

Aloo ka halwa is a delicious dessert or Indian pudding in North India especially in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and some more regions. This halwa is combination of mashed potatoes, ghee and dry nuts. It’s is great and handy option for Phalahari meal or fasting food and even good for festive season too. We eat potato halwa mostly during Navratri days. It is delicious in taste and easy to make within few minutes. You can adjust the sugar quantity as per your tastebuds. You have to use desi ghee for this recipe instead of any oil for perfect taste and aroma.

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4
Category: Indian Sweets

5 Potatoes, boiled and peeled
1/2 Cup Clarifying Butter/ Desi Ghee
1/2 Cup Sugar (as per taste)
1/2 Tsp. Cardamom Powder

For Garnishing
Few Raisins and Pistachios
Few Saffron Strands

Peel and mash the boiled potatoes, and keep aside.
Roast the dry nuts in separate pan.
Heat the ghee in non-stick pan and add mashed potatoes. Stir continuously on medium flame.
Add cardamom powder, saffron and sugar and stir again for 5-7 minutes until to sugar dissolve completely.
When halwa starts leaving ghee, add roasted nuts and mix well.
Remove from the stove and serve warm.

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  1. aloo in another delicious form!!! very tempting indeed!!! :)

  2. this is something new... aaloo in halwa format looks really tempting...

  3. wow interesting halwa recipe...looks melting

  4. that is so new to me,, looks delicious!!

  5. Never heard of aalu halwa. Looks and sounds delicious.
    Thanks for sharing.

  6. Give me that plate, halwa makes me drool.

  7. Looks Nice preeti.Very new to me...

  8. heard about this aloo halwa but never tried look so delicious

  9. This halwa is new to me but it looks fabulous...

  10. The halwa seems to have come out so well!..

  11. yummy halwa. I have never made it at home but have tasted it as prasad at temples.

  12. Aloo halwa is completely new to me. Looks absolutely delicious.

  13. My fav in Navratri ...looks yummy !


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