Adrak ka Halwa

Ginger and whole wheat flour halwa. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Adrak ka Halwa
Main Ingredients Ginger, jaggery
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Adrak ka Halwa

  • 150 grams Ginger grated
  • 1 tablespoon jaggery
  • 1 cup Jaggery (gur) roughly chopped
  • ½ cup Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 1 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 3 tablespoon Ghee
  • 8-10 Pistachios finely chopped
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 15-16 Seedless dates finely chopped
  • 1½ cup Scraped coconut freshly


  1. To make syrup, heat 5 cups water in a non-stick pan, add jaggery, castor sugar, dry ginger powder and green cardamom powder and mix well. Cook till the mixture thickens.
  2. Heat ghee in another non-stick pan,add ginger and sauté for 4-5 minutes. Add pistachios and mix well. Add wheat flour and sauté till the flour is fragrant and completely cooked.
  3. Add dates and sauté further till the mixture becomes soft. Add syrup and cook, stirring continuously, till the mixture thickens.
  4. Add coconut, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Transfer the halwa into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2776
Carbohydrates 403.9
Protein 32.2
Fat 114.4