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Besan Halwa Recipe for Toddlers and Kids | Desserts

Besan Halwa - Easy, yummy besan halwa. Royal dessert for toddlers and kids.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Kalyani


  • Besan Flour - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 3/4 cup to 1 cup
  • Homemade Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Cashew nuts - 2 tbsp
  • Saffron - few strands
  • Cardamom powder - a generous pinch


  • Measure besan flour, sugar, milk and ghee. Keep aside. In a pan add besan flour and saute it until nice aroma comes. Switch off the flame once done.
  • Grind cashew nuts to a fine powder. Set aside.
  • Take milk in a pan and add saffron strands. Keep this aside for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, add besan flour to it. Mix it well. Take care to not to form any lumps.
  • Start Cook on low lame for 5 minutes until the mixture starts thicken a bit. Now add sugar. Once the sugar dissolves, the mixture Increase in volume. Stir it continuously while cooking otherwise it may stick to the vessel.
  • Add ghee little by liitle and Continue stirring for 3-5 minutes. When the halwa is doesn't stick to the pan, add cashew nut powder along with powdered cardamom and give a quick stir.
  • Cook it further until the halwa forms a mass and leaving the sides of the pan. Switch it off once done and serve.


Serving: 3g