How to make Aloo Halwa - SK Khazana -

Sounds like a different halwa but tastes just as amazing! The potatoes add a creamy and a flavourful surprise to the dish. So make this delightful and easy recipe when you unexpectedly have guests over.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Aloo Halwa - SK Khazana

Aloo Halwa - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Aloo Halwa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3 large

  • Ghee 1/4 cup

  • Raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts halved 2 tablespoons

  • Almonds slivered 8-10

  • Mawa (khoya) grated 1/2 cup

  • Sugar cup

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Saffron (kesar) 1 large pinch + for garnishing

  • Pistachios chopped for garnish


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai, add raisins and cashew nuts and roast till golden brown. Add almonds and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add potatoes and mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add mawa, sugar, milk and green cardamom powder and mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add saffron and mix, cook for 1-2 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and transfer into serving bowls.

Step 4

Garnish with chopped pistachios and saffron. Serve warm.

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