Dates Halwa Recipe

Date halwa is a super delicious, melt in the mouth kind of desert, it has a sticky, fudge-like texture. One of the all-time favorite recipes, though not too complicated this one takes love and time to make. It can be made into small laddus and given to children as part of their tiffin or an afternoon snack or as a homemade treat after lunch or dinner as well. Dates aid in maintaining sugar balance and reduce blood pressure. They are an excellent source of antioxidants and choline, which is a memory neurotransmitter.

Nutritional info

  • 7.1 gm
    Protein
  • 20.4 gm
    Total Fat
  • 52.7 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 429.2 kcal
    Energy
  • 249.5 mg
    Calcium
  • 1.0 mg
    Iron
  • 2.2 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 165.3 mcg
    Vitamin A
  • 0.2 mcg
    Vitamin B12
4.0 Number(41.0 gm) Dates
1/2 Cup(102.0 ml) Nestlé A+ Milk
1.0 Tbsp(10.0 gm) Khoa
1/2 Tbsp(6.0 gm) Sugar
1.0 Chopped Tsp(3.0 gm) Almond
1.0 Chopped Tsp(2.0 gm) Cashewnut
1/2 Tbsp(8.0 gm) Ghee
  • Take a thick bottomed pan and heat it on a low flame.

  • Add 1/2 tbsp ghee and 1/4th cup date paste. Mix it well.

  • Add ½ cup Nestlé A+ Milk stirring it continuously.

  • Add 1 tbsp khoa and 1/2 tbsp sugar and let it simmer to half its consistency.

  • Add 1 tsp chopped almonds and 1 tsp chopped cashew nuts.

  • Mix well till it starts to leave the pan and come together as a halwa.

  • Serve warm.

  • Alternatively, grease a tin tray with little ghee. Transfer the halwa to the steel tray, let it cool then cut in shapes and serve.