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papaya halwa

Papaya Halwa

Papaya Halwa is a tasty and different kind of sweet dish. The taste of papaya is hardly noticeable here. 

Course sweets
Cuisine Indian, karnataka
Keyword festive treats, halwa variety, holi sweets, sweets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Jayashree


  • 4 cup papaya
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon rice flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon cream
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • dry fruits


  1. Wash and peel the papaya. Cut into cubes, discard the seeds and white membrane.
  2. Blend the cubes to a puree.
  3. Take a pan and roast the rice flour. Keep it aside.


  4. Add a tablespoon of ghee to it, roast the cashew and almond until golden, remove them in a small bowl.In the same pan, add the papaya puree and let cook for ten minutes.
  5. Add milk and the rice flour, mix it well.Keep stirring, add sugar and mix well.Put some ghee and give a stir. The halwa is done once the ghee leaves the sides and forms a mass.Add cardamom and a pinch of salt.Finally, garnish with nuts.