Kerala Papaya Halwa Easy
Kerala Papaya Halwa is a delicious dessert which has a very mild, slightly tangy and light taste. It is best to serve as a dinner delight. This halwa can be prepared with raw, semi riped or fully riped papaya, yet the taste and flavor differs. Them maida with the flavor of papaya gives you a fabulous taste. The sugar used for preparing this halwa is very less compared to the usual one. The amount of sugar to be added depends upon the sweetness of the papaya. So you can reduce or increase the sugar when preparing the halwa. If you make the halwa with a very ripe and sweet papaya, then you don’t even need to add sugar. this halwa recipe is also great as dessert for fasting and festival occasions. Kerala Papaya Halwa is an interesting dessert recipe that you can easily prepare at home and it requires simple ingredients like maida sugar, ghee and of course papaya. Nutritious and delicious at the same time, papaya is a wonderful fruit that can provide you several health benefits. It’s delicious, healthy too and will leave people asking for more. Do try this in your kitchen and enjoy with your family members. Here is the detailed recipe of this delicious Halwa.
Servings Prep Time
3people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
3people 30minutes
  • Papaya – 1no
  • Sugar(depends on sweetness of Papaya) – 5tbsp
  • Cardamom powder(Elakka) – 1/4tsp
  • Ghee 2tbsp
  • Maida – 1/4tsp
  • Cashewnuts 4nos
  1. Cut and clean the papaya into small pieces and make a fine pulp of it by using a blender(mixer).
  2. Take a pan and heat it for some time.
  3. Mix the papaya pulp and sugar in the hot pan.
  4. Keep stirring the mixture continuously.
  5. In the meantime, add water to maida to make a liquid paste.
  6. After stirring the mixture in the pan for 5 mins, add the maida paste to it.
  7. :- This help in thickening the mixture to desired level.
  8. Add ghee and cardamom powder to the mixture once it starts getting thick.
  9. Take out the mixture from the pan and spread it onto a flat vessel making a 2 inch thickness of the mixture.
  10. Cool and cut the halwa into pieces as desired.
Recipe Notes

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