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custard powder halwa recipe
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custard powder halwa recipe | how to prepare custard halwa

easy custard powder halwa recipe | how to prepare custard halwa
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 Servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup custard powder vanilla flavoured (or any flavour of your choice)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp saffron water / kesar water
  • 5 cashew chopped


  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup sugar and ½ cup custard powder.
  • add in 1 cup water and whisk well.
  • make sure there are no lumps and sugar dissolved completely. keep aside.
  • now heat 2 tbsp ghee in a large kadai and roast 5 chopped cashews.
  • now pour prepared sugar-custard mixture stirring continuously, keeping flame on low else lumps might form.
  • also pour 1 tbsp of kesar water / saffron water.
  • stir continuously till the mixture thickens and starts to separate from pan.
  • further, stir till the mixture turns glossy and translucent.
  • transfer the custard halwa into small bowl or into greased tray like prepared in corn flour halwa.
  • rest for 30 minutes or till it cools slightly.
  • finally, unmould onto a plate and serve custard powder halwa recipe garnished with cashew.