Mirchi ka Halwa

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Mirchi ka Halwa

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Main Ingredients Green chillies seeded and slit, Alum
Cuisine Indian
Course Desserts
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Mirchi ka Halwa

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


  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.
  2. Drain and grind the chillies coarsely. Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add semolina and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add the ground chillies and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  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.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1366
Carbohydrates 113.8
Protein 41.8
Fat 82.6
Other Fiber Calcium- 1892.2mg