Did you the word Halwa is of Arabic origin “hilwa”, meaning sweet. It’s our favorite sweet treat hands down. Varieties of Halwa is absolutely stunning, there Sooji and Atte ka Halwa, pretty basic, and then we have Moong dal Halwa, carrot Halwa, badaam halwa and even aloo ka halwa.
Today I have the recipe for Nutty Coconut halwa. The texture of coconut is to die for, the way it plays on your palate is amazing. This halwa has goodness of so many dry fruits and it taste so rich and exotic. The best part is you can either eat is as a halwa, or you can even set it and cut it into diagonal shape and serve it as Mithai! This recipe is a must in all your festivities; everybody is going to love it!
Let get started.
Nutty Coconut Halwa Recipe Video and Text Recipe Below
- 2 Cup Milk
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1/4 Cup Ghee
- 1 Cup Coarsely Grind Mix Dry Fruits(Cashew,Almonds,Pistachio,Walnuts,Hazelnuts)
- 1/2 Cup Grated Fresh Coconut
- 1/3 Cup Finely chopped some Cashew, Almonds
- 1/8 Cup Raisins
- Heat a shallow bottomed pan (preferably a Nonstick) and add ghee to it.
- Once the oil is hot add coarsely ground mixed dry fruits and stir it continuously to avoid sticking it to the pan. Let it roast for about 3-4 minutes
- Now add freshly grated coconut and cook it for a minute. Mix the ingredients well and cook or about 2 minutes.
- Add diced almond and cashew nut along with raisins and give it a nice mix for a minute.
- On high flame add milk and let it boil. Stir continuously so it doesn’t get stick to the pan.
- When ghee starts to separate from mixture add sugar. Let the mixture cook on full flame because we want the moisture from sugar to evaporate as well.
- Once sugar is completely dissolved and mixture leaves ghee switch off the flame.
Our Nutty Coconut Halwa is ready to serve.
You can serve it hot in a bowl or you can let it cool down and let it set, eventually cut in the desired shape and serve. This Nutty Coconut Halwa is absolutely delicious and will become your new favorite. I am sure you will definitely try this recipe. I would love to hear your feedback and experiences. Do drop in your comments.
Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world.