Raw Papaya Halwa – Indian Sweets And Desserts Recipe

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Papaya halwa (Pappali halwa/ boppayi halwa)

Papaya Halwa Recipe – How to make papaya halwa or pappaya halwa, halwa recipe for festivals like Navratri (Dusshera), Diwali, etc…

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Papaya halwa

Halwa Ingredients:

  • 2 cups papaya (grated)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar or to tast
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • 4 cashew nuts
  • 5 Almonds
  • 5 pista
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • a pinch of yellow food color
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Papaya halwa

Pappaya halwa preparation:

  • Peel the skin, remove the seeds and grate the papaya.
  • Roast cashew nuts, almonds and pista in 2 tsp of ghee till they turn into light golden yellow color.
  • Allow it to cool then slice them into small pieces.
  • Now take a heavy bottomed pan and heat with 2 tbsp of ghee.
  • Add the grated pappaya and saute on low flame till the raw smell disappears.
  • Now add milk and mix well.
  • Cook on low flame till the papaya become tender.
  • Once the halwa starts to thickening stir continuously for 2-5 mins.
  • At this point add sugar food color.
  • Combine well and cook for further thickness.
  • Add the remaining ghee and stir well.
  • Cook on low flame till the ghee separates form the mixture.
  • Finally add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Garnish with toasted cashew nuts, almonds and pista.
  • Now your easy and tasty papaya(pappali) halwa is ready to serve.
  • Serve warm or cold. It tastes good both warm or cold.