Sohan Halwa Recipe


  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 kg Sugar
  • 1 tsp Kesar
  • 2 litre Water
  • 500 gm Ghee
  • 100 gm Pistachio
  • 250 gm Almonds
  • 50 gm Cardamom
  • 500 gm Cornflour or Maida


  1. Heat half of the water, add sugar and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Add 1 cup milk and boil for 5 minutes. Strain it through a muslin bag or thin cloth.
  3. Dissolve the cornflour/maida in a little water. Add the remaining water and sugar syrup.
  4. Dissolve 1 tsp kesar in warm water. Add to the cornflour mixture and cook over low flame.
  5. When cornflour becomes thick , add 1 tbsp ghee. Continue adding Ghee slowly during cooking to prevent it from sticking to the pan. Stir it well.
  6. As Ghee separates from the mixture. Add almonds, pistachio & cardamoms.
  7. Grease a pan or tray with oil. Spread Halwa in it.
  8. Garnish with almonds, pistachio and cardamoms. As it cools down, cut it into pieces and serve.

  9. Serves 6

Tip: To intensify the sweetness of any dish,add a pinch of salt.

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