Besan Ka Halwa

Gram flour halwa enriched with almonds, raisins, cashewnuts and a generous helping of desi ghee This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Besan Ka Halwa
Main Ingredients Gram flour (besan) , Sugar
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Besan Ka Halwa

  • 2 cups Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Raisins wash and pat dry
  • 10-12 Cashewnuts chopped
  • 12-15 Almonds slivered


  1. Take a non-stick pan and roast gram flour on low heat, stirring continuously, for ten to twelve minutes.
  2. Add sugar and continue to roast, stirring continuously, for ten more minutes.
  3. Add ghee and mix well.
    Continue to cook for five minutes.
  4. Add milk, mix well and cook till you get a halwa consistency.
  5. Add raisins, cashewnuts and three fourths of the almond slivers.
  6. Mix well and serve hot garnished with the remaining almond slivers.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2386
Carbohydrates 288.2
Protein 58.5
Fat 111.3
Other Fiber Iron- 16.8mg