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Aloo Halwa Recipe

Aloo Halwa Recipe with detailed photos. Aloo Halwa is an Indian sweet and creamy recipe made from boiled potato, ghee, sugar, and dry fruits. In India, this aloo halwa recipe is generally made during the fasting period like Ekadashi, Navratri, and Mahashivratri or in the month of Shraavana.

This aloo halwa is also called batata shira in Maharashtra and is one of the most popular desserts in Maharashtrian cuisine. Many Maharashtrian families make this aloo ka halwa during upwas or fasting days.

Potato is a source of complex carb hence eating  Potatoes during fasting will make you full. You can also make this easy and tasty aloo halwa recipe for dessert at any time.

Do check our fast or vrat special recipes- Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Vada, Jeera Aloo, Dates Milkshake

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Ingredients


2 big sized Potatoes (boiled)

3 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)

¾ cup milk

¾ cup sugar

3-4 Cashew nut and Almonds each

¼ teaspoon cardamom powder


Aloo Halwa Recipe


Preparation


1. Wash, boil, peel, and grate the potatoes.

2. Cut the cashew and almond.


How to make Aloo Halwa


1. Heat the pan with 3 tablespoons of ghee.

2. Add almond and cashew nut and fry them till they turn golden and remove them from pan.

3. Now add grated or mashed potato in ghee and mix it very well.

4. Stir continuously to avoid potato sticking to the pan.

5. After 2 minutes add ¾ cup milk and stir continuously till potato absorb all the milk in it.

6. After that add ¾ cup sugar and mix well. You can add more or less sugar as per your test.

7. Stir until it looks glossy and thickens slightly.

8. Add fried cashew and almond.

Aloo Halwa

9. Lastly, add ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder and mix it well.

10. Aloo Halwa or Batata Shira is ready to serve. Garnish with almond.

Aloo Halwa Recipe


Suggestion


1. You can add jaggery instead of sugar in this recipe. But remember it will change the halwa color.


Recipe Card for Aloo Halwa

Yield: 2 Bowl

Aloo Halwa Recipe

Aloo Halwa Recipe

Aloo Halwa is an Indian sweet and creamy recipe made from boiled potato, ghee, sugar, and dry fruits

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 big sized Potatoes (boiled)
  • 3 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 3-4 Cashew nut and Almonds each
  • ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions

Preparation

    1. Wash, boil, peel, and grate the potatoes.
    2. Cut the cashew and almond.

How to make Aloo Halwa

    1. Heat the pan with 3 tablespoons of ghee.
    2. Add almond and cashew nut and fry them till they turn golden.
    3.  Remove almond and cashew from pan.
    4. Now add grated or mashed potato in ghee and mix it very well.
    5. Stir continuously to avoid potato sticking to the pan.
    6. After 2 minutes add ¾ cup milk and stir continuously till potato absorb all the milk in it.
    7. After that add ¾ cup sugar and mix well. You can add more or less sugar as per your test.
    8. Stir until it looks glossy and thickens slightly.
    9. Add fried cashew and almond.
    10. Lastly, add ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder and mix it well.
    11. Aloo Halwa or Batata Shira is ready to serve. Garnish with almond.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Amount Per Serving Calories 689Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 57mgSodium 90mgCarbohydrates 117gFiber 4gSugar 77gProtein 8g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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