Papaya Halwa

 Papaya Halwa

Papaya halwa

Papaya halwa is a very delicious and traditional south Indian sweet (halwa variety) made by cooking ripe papaya (paste) in sugar and ghee into halwa consistency.Learn how to make this super easy and tasty papaya halwa below.


Ripe papaya-1 medium sized
Sugar- 1/2-3/4 cup
Ghee-2 tbsps
Cashews few
Cardamom Powder- a pinch


👉Remove the skin and seeds of the papaya and cut it into random shapes and grind it to a fine paste in a mixie.DO NOT ADD WATER FOR GRINDING.set aside.

👉Heat ghee in the kadai, add broken cashews and fry till golden brown colour and then add the papaya paste and allow it to boil. Once it starts boiling add the sugar and keep stirring continuously.
👉Add ghee and cardamom powder when the sugar completely dissolves and the mixture starts bubbling.
Keep stirring. The mixture will now change colour, the ghee will come on the top, become glossy and thicken to halwa consistency, remove from fire transfer into a container allow it to cool.serve.


✍️Buy only ripe papaya.
✍️The colour of the halwa depends on the colour of the papaya(I have not added any food colour here).
✍️First taste the papaya and accordingly adjust the sugar.
✍️Keep stirring the halwa continuously and cook in low flame.

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