Singhara Halwa Recipe

Water chestnut halwa is a super delicious, melt in the mouth kind of desert. One of the all-time healthy dessert options, this dessert is enjoyed by all ages. It can be given to children as an afternoon snack or as a homemade treat after lunch or dinner. Water chestnuts are a low calorie, non-starchy, rich in calcium and phosphorus winter fruit that is super beneficial for kids as well as adults. Ghee is good for health as well when taken in small portions.

Nutritional info

  • 22.7 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 0.5 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 247.2 kcal
    Energy
  • 42.6 mg
    Calcium
  • 1.5 gm
    Protein
  • 11.7 mcg
    Vitamin A
  • 16.2 gm
    Total Fat
  • 0.4 mg
    Iron

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7.0 Flour Tbsp(78.0 gm) Water Chestnut

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2.0 Tbsp(19.0 gm) Sugar

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1.0 Tbsp(10.0 gm) Khoa

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1.0 Chopped Tsp(3.0 gm) Pista

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1.0 Chopped Tsp(3.0 gm) Almond

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0.13 Powder Tsp(0.25 gm) Green Elaichi

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2.0 Tbsp(23.0 gm) Ghee

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150.0 Ml(150.0 ml) Water
  • Heat 1.5 tbsp ghee on a low flame in a frying pan and add 1/2 cup water chestnut (singhara) flour.

  • Roast till it starts turning golden brown.

  • Slowly pour and mix some water to get a thick doughy consistency.

  • Allowing it to cook, add 1.5 tbsp sugar and dissolve it completely.

  • Add a little more water to obtain the desired halwa consistency.

  • Making sure it is evenly distributed, add 1 tbsp khoa.

  • Add 1/10th tsp elaichi powder, 1 tsp chopped badam and 1 tsp chopped pista.

  • Mix well and serve warm.