How to make Poha Halwa -

Poha mixed with milk, sugar, mixed nuts and steamed and served.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Mrs. Jyotsna Solanki.

Main Ingredients : Pressed Rice, Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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Poha Halwa

Poha Halwa Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Poha Halwa Recipe

  • Pressed Rice 1 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ghee for greasing

  • Mixed dried fruits 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Soak the poha in milk. Add sugar and green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 2

Grease a plate and pour the mixture in it. Heat a steamer and steam the mixture till done.

Step 3

Remove and crush the mixture lightly. Serve decorated with mixed dry fruits.

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