Corn Halwa Recipe - Ground corn kernels sauteed in ghee, cooked with sugar and milk to make delicious halwa.

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Main Ingredients : Corn kernels(मकई के दाने), Ghee(घी)

Cuisine : Delhi

Course : Mithais

Corn Halwa

Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

You can also find more Mithais recipes like Chocolate Peda, Jalebi, Chum Chum, Khajoori Shahi Tukra . Or try out these recipes from Delhi Cuisine like Fruit Chaat, Anari Papdi, Rahu Kalia, Corn Halwa.

Corn Halwa Recipe - How to make Corn Halwa


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Corn kernels 3/4 cup

  • Ghee 4 teaspoons

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 1 cup

  • Saffron (kesar) 8-10

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Almonds chopped 5-6

  • Pistachios chopped 5-6


Step 1

Grind the corn kernels without adding water.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add corn and saute till it becomes golden brown in color.

Step 3

Add milk and sugar and keep stirring continuously on low heat till the mixture leaves the side of the pan.

Step 4

Add saffron, green cardamom powder, almonds and pistachios and mix well. Serve hot.

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