Traditional Indian Recipes

MAKAI KA HALWA – HEALTHY SWEET CORN HALWA- FESTIVAL RECIPE

Makai Ka Halwa or Corn Halwa can be prepared with natural corn variety or sweet corn variety. In this post I have used sweet corn variety. Makai Ka Halwa is prepared using sweet corn, sugar, milk, ghee, grated coconut and cardamom powder.

It is a healthy traditional recipe from Gujarat and Rajasthan. It is also prepared during Vasant Panchami.

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Ingredients:

Grated Sweet Corn Cob                2 cups

Ghee                                                     2tbsp

Milk                                                       2 Cups

Sugar                                                     ¾ cup

Coconut grated                                 3 tbsp

Cardamom powder                         ¼ tsp

Almonds (Chopped)                       7

Procedure for preparing MAKAI KA HALWA:

  1. Remove the outer skin and the fiber of sweet corn and then grate them. (I used 3 medium sized sweet corns).
  2. Heat ghee in a pan, add the grated sweet corn and saute it until it changes its color. It takes about 8 – 10 minutes on medium flame keep stirring.
  3. Add sugar and fry for 5 minutes on low flame.
  4. Add milk and stir well for 5 minutes on medium flame. Keep stirring.
  5. Now add the freshly grated coconut and cook on low flame for 2 – 3 minutes. Add cardamom powder and mix well. Put off the flame.
  6. Transfer Makai ka halwa into a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped almonds.

Makai Ka Halwa is ready.

NOTE:

  • U can also use other dry fruits.
  • U can increase or decrease the sugar.

Do refer for more Sweet Corn recipes:

  1. HEALTHY SWEET CORN CHAT
  2. CRISPY CORN PAKODA
  3. SPICY AND SWEET CORN PULAO

 

 

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