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Mirchi ka Halwa

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Mirchi and halwa? Difficult to believe? Just try it and you will believe it.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Mirchi ka Halwa

Main Ingredients

Green chillies seeded and slit, Alum





Level Of Cooking



  • Green chillies seeded and slit
    50 grams
  • Alum
    1 inch
  • Ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • Semolina (rawa/suji)
    2 tablespoons
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Khoya/mawa grated
    1 cup
  • Sugar
    4 tablespoons
  • Cashewnuts chopped
    a few
  • Almonds chopped
    a few
  • Pistachios chopped
    a few


Step 1

Heat water in a non stick pan. Add alum and green chillies and cook for 2-3 minutes. Strain the chillies. Repeat this process 3-4 times.

Step 2

Drain and grind the chillies coarsely. Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add semolina and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add the ground chillies and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add khoya and sugar and cook on a low heat till the halwa begins to leave the sides of the pan. Transfer the halwa into serving bowls, garnish with chopped nuts and serve.

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