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Khuskhus Halwa

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Rich and delicious poppy seed halwa.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Secret Recipe.

Preparation Time : 21-25 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Khuskhus Halwa

Main Ingredients

Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto),





Level Of Cooking



  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) soaked overnight
    1 cup
  • Ghee
    4 tablespoons
  • Milk
    2 cups
  • Cashewnuts
    1/4 cup
  • Almonds
    1/4 cup
  • Pistachios
    1/4 cup
  • Diet sugar
    3 tablespoons
  • Almonds fried
    a few
  • Cashewnuts fried
    a few


Step 1

Drain the poppy seeds and grind with very little water to a thick paste. Heat ghee in a non stick pan, add poppy seed paste and saute for about 12-15 minutes or till it turns a light brown.

Step 2

Reduce heat and add milk and cook, stirring continuously, till it begins to thicken. Add chopped nuts and mix well. Add diet sugar and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with fried almonds and cashewnuts and serve hot.

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