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halbai recipe | halbai sweet recipe | how to make rice halbai

easy halbai recipe | halbai sweet recipe | how to make rice halbai
Course sweet
Cuisine karnataka
Keyword rice halbai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 21 pieces
Calories 86kcal



  • firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup rice for 2 hours.
  • drain off the water and transfer to the blender.
  • add 1 cup coconut and ¼ cup water.
  • blend to smooth paste, keep aside.
  • in a large kadai take 1 cup jaggery and add 2¾ cup water.
  • stir well until the jaggery dissolves completely.
  • add in prepared rice coconut paste, ¼ tsp salt and stir well.
  • stir until the mixture is well combined without forming lumps.
  • further, add 2 tbsp ghee and mix well.
  • the mixture will start to turn glossy and separates the pan after 15 minutes.
  • level up spreading uniformly. rest for 30 minutes or until it sets completely.
  • after 30 minutes, slowly unmould the halbai.
  • finally, garnish with cashew and enjoy halbai or rice halwa with ghee during nagarpanchami festival.



Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg