White Halva Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Water6 Liter
 Refined flour1⁄2 Kilogram
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Kilogram
 Milk2 Liter
 Ghee250 Gram
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cardamom powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cashewnut slivers100 Gram

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1990 Calories from Fat 527

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.5%

Saturated Fat 33.2 g166.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 145 mg

Sodium 137.1 mg5.7%

Total Carbohydrates 353 g117.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.7%

Sugars 285.2 g

Protein 22 g44.8%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 40% Iron 28.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Using 2 cups water, knead the flour well to make a soft dough.
2. Reserve 3 cups water and add the rest a little at a time to the dough to make thin batter.
3. Strain the batter through a muslin cloth to remove any lumps.
4. Set aside for a few hours and decant clean liquid from the top.
5. Dissolve 1 1/2 kg sugar in 3 cups water. Strain and set aside.
6. Mix the batter, sugar syrup and milk together in a heavy vessel. Bring to boil, stirring continuously.
7. As it thickens, add the ghee, stirring all the time.
8.Cook over a low flame till the oil separates.
9. Add 1/2 cup sugar, cardamom powder and half of the cashewnuts slivers. Stir well.
10. Transfer to a greased plate and spread evenly. Place the remaining cashewnuts slivers on top.