Bread Halwa recipe | Easy Halwa recipe

Bread Halwa recipe | Easy Halwa recipe is a popular dessert from Hyderabad cuisine. An easy to prepare, mouth watering sweet that can be served after meals. This halwa can be prepared with white bread or milk bread. I have used milk:water 1:1 ratio. If you need it thicker you can use two cups of milk instead of using water. The amount of sugar can be increased or decreased according to your need.

Ingredients:-

  • bread slices – 4 number
  • ghee / nei – 3 tsps
  • sugar – 1/4 cup (can be adjusted according to your taste)
  • milk – 1 cup
  • water – 1 cup
  • cardomom powder – pinch
  • nuts – almonds – 4 (chopped), cashews – 4 (chopped) and chironji – 1 tsp
Bread Halwa - ingredients
Bread Halwa – ingredients

Method:-

1. Heat pan with one tsp of ghee and fry chopped nuts to golden in medium flame. Remove and keep it ready.

Roasting chopped nuts in ghee
Roasting chopped nuts in ghee
Roasted nuts
Roasted nuts

2. Tear the bread slices to small pieces and keep it ready. In the remaining ghee roast the teared bread pieces evenly.

Roasting the bread pieces
Roasting the bread pieces

3. Add milk and water. If you need it thick you can add 2 cups of milk instead of water.

Milk added
Milk added

4. Then add sugar and mix well.

Sugar added
Sugar added

5. Cook in medium flame until the bread turns soft and mushy. When the mixture becomes thick add cardomom powder and the rest of the ghee.

Ghee and cardomom powder added
Ghee and cardomom powder added
 6. Now sauté it continuously until the Halwa leaves sides of the pan and release ghee.
Halwa thickens and releases ghee
Halwa thickens and releases ghee

7. Switch off, transfer to serving bowl and garnish with chopped and fried nuts.

Bread Halwa recipe | Easy Halwa recipe
Bread Halwa recipe | Easy Halwa recipe

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