How to make Papaya Halwa - Papaya cooked in ghee with sugar, almond powder and khoya to make a delicious halwa.

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Main Ingredients : Ghee (घी), Papaya (पपीता)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Papaya Halwa

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Papaya Halwa checkout Varo. You can also find more Mithais recipes like Ragi Sesame Laddoo, Ananas Ka Muzaffar , Cherry Halwa, Besan ke Laddoo.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Papaya Halwa Recipe

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Papaya semi ripe, grated 1 large

  • Sugar ¼ cup

  • Almond powder 3 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon

  • Khoya/mawa crumbled 3 tablespoons

  • Almonds sliced 6-7


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add papaya and cook on low heat for 10-15minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 2

Add sugar, mix and cook for 5-10 or till the papaya is fully done.

Step 3

Add almond powder and cardamom powder and mix well. Add khoya and mix well.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with almonds.