Milk Halwa
Milk halwa or Paal Halwa Recipe
Cook Time
1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Milk Halwa, Paal Halwa
Servings: 4
Author: Akila
  • Milk - 2 litres
  • Rava - 3 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1/2 cup + or - as per your taste
  • Ghee - 8 - 10 tbsp
  • Cardamom - 1/5 tsp
  • Saffron - a pinch optional
  • Lemon juice - few drops
  1. Fry the rava till light brown and keep it aside. Now start boiling the milk.
  2. Keep stirring the milk and do this process until the milk comes to 1/3rd of its quantity.
  3. Add the fried rava. Stir it. After 5 minutes add the sugar and mix well.
  4. Now add the ghee. Then add lemon juice. Keep stirring till the milk comes to a consistency shown in below.
  5. Now add the cardamom powder and mix well. Now hold the handle tightly and mix as the milk halwa becomes very thick.
  6. At a stage, you may notice the ghee start oozing out from the halwa. This is the correct stage to switch off the stove.
  7. Remove the Milk Halwa from the stove and serve hot. You can also store this halwa for 3 to 4 days when refrigerated.
Recipe Notes

1. Try to use non stick pan as it would be easy to stir.

2. Always use a thick and flat bottomed pan for making this halwa, so that milk thickens faster.

3. If you like, you can add your favorite nuts as toppings and serve it.