Peach Halwa

Peach Halwa

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peach halwa is a rich, milky and fruity Indian mithai that is sure to please the palates of people with varied tastes. Learn how to make peach halwa with mava.

The strong scent of fresh peaches sautéed in ghee, together with the lingering aroma of khoya cooked with sugar, and the unmistakable aroma of cardamom, make this Indian mithai recipe a winner. Every aspect of this recipe is carefully designed to entertain, including the luxurious garnish of slivered almonds.

To make peach halwa, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the peaches and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Mash lightly using a potato masher. Add the mava and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers.

The summer season, especially April and July are the peak season of peach. Learn how to buy the perfect peach. This red-yellow fruit is sweet by itself and thus perfect to make sweets. The addition of mava not only adds to its creaminess but also reduces the cooking of easy Indian festival sweet.

Perk up your festive mood with this unique mithai. Enjoy it during Diwali, the festival of diyas or Dusshera, the festival which marks the victory of good over evil. The interesting part about this peach halwa with mava is that it can be enjoyed during the festivals of fasting like Holi, Janmashtami and Ekadashi too!

Tips for peach halwa. 1. Do not chop the peaches very finely. This will let you enjoy its little mouthfeel after cooking. 2. Adjust the use of sugar depending on the sweetness of peaches. 3. Choose peaches that are firm to the touch, but whose flesh will yield with gentle pressure. The fruits should be unblemished and free of bruises, with a warm, fragrant aroma.

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Peach Halwa recipe - How to make Peach Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Peach Halwa
2 cups chopped peaches
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup grated mawa (khoya)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish
almond slivers

Method
For peach halwa

    For peach halwa
  1. To make peach halwa, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the peaches and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Mash lightly using a potato masher.
  2. Add the mava and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  4. Serve the peach halwa hot garnished with almond slivers.

Handy tip

    Handy tip
  1. The amount of sugar added will vary depending on the sweetness of the peaches.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy224 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates32.7 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.4 mg
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Peach Halwa
 on 20 Aug 18 05:13 AM
5

I love her recipies and ideas !
Tarla Dalal
20 Aug 18 08:42 AM
   Hi Arati, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try the recipe and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Peach Halwa
 on 13 Sep 10 09:50 AM
4

Interesting recipe. Never imagined that we can make halwa from fruit like peach also. I tried this recipe at home and simply loved it.