How to make Apple And Almond Halwa -

A halwa with a difference - apples and almonds give it an extra special taste .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Apples (सेब), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Apple And Almond Halwa

Apple And Almond Halwa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 5

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Apple And Almond Halwa Recipe

  • Apples grated 4

  • Almonds 1 cup

  • Pure ghee 1/4 cup

  • Sugar 3/4 cup

  • Cinnamon 2 inch stick

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Milk powder 1 cup


Step 1

Blanch almonds and blend to make a paste .

Step 2

Heat oil/ghee in a thick-bottomed pan. Add grated apples and sugar and cook stirring till the texture begins to change. It is important to add sugar along with the apples so that the apples do not get completely mashed.

Step 3

Add cinnamon sticks and whole green cardamoms and stir. Add almond paste and stir cook on high heat for two to three minutes.

Step 4

Lower the heat and add milk powder. (You can also add half a cup of khoya in place of milk powder.) Stir and cook on low heat till you get halwa consistency.

Step 5

Serve hot or at room temperature.

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