Recipe: Walnut Halwa

Recipe: Walnut Halwa
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  • 1 tsp Dates, finely chopped
  • 1 Cup Walnuts
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Cucumber seeds
  • A pinch of Saffron
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 Cup sugar powder


  • Soak walnuts in hot water for 15 minutes or in normal water for 2–3 hours.
  • Drain the water, remove walnuts and wipe it with a cloth. Coarsely grind these walnuts with cucumber seeds.
  • In a pan roast the ground walnuts for 5 minutes (without ghee), add milk, rock sugar powder, cardamom powder and saffron and cook for 10 minutes on medium flame. Keep stirring continuously.
  • Remove from flame and add dates.
  • Garnish it with pumpkin seeds and dates and serve hot.