How to make Tomato Pethe Ka Halwa -

Tomatoes and candied petha cooked together to make an unusual halwa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Tomatoes,pureed, Petha (sweet) (पेठा (मिठाई))

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Tomato Pethe Ka Halwa

Tomato Pethe Ka 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Tomato Pethe Ka Halwa Recipe

  • Tomatoes,pureed 4 large

  • Petha (sweet) canned 1/2 kilogram

  • Ghee 2 tablespoon

  • Almonds roughly chopped 15-20

  • Cashewnuts roughly chopped 15-20

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Khoya/mawa,grated 1 cup


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non stick kadai. Add almonds and cashewnuts and sauté lightly. Add tomato purée and cook for 5-7 minutes. Grate petha and keep aside.

Step 2

Add green cardamom powder to the tomato mixture and cook till it thickens.Add khoya and mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Add petha and mix. Cook till the mixture thickens. Transfer into drones and serve hot.

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