Sweet Corn Halwa

Sweet Corn Halwa is a quick and delicious dessert prepared by blending steamed corn with koya. You can prepare this during any special occasion, festivals or when you crave for something sweet. This recipe is a definite hit among all age groups. Do try this and let us know your valuable comments !!!

Ingredients (Serves 4)

Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 20 mins
  • Sweet corn (fresh / frozen) – 1.5 cups
  • Khoya – 3/4 cup, crumbled
  • Sugar – 2.5 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1.5 tbsp
  • Cashew – 7 to 8 broken
  • Milk – 4 tbsp
  • Saffron – few strands

Steps

  • I have used fresh corn, so steamed the corn till tender and separated the kernels. If using frozen corn, follow the package instructions.
  • Grind them to a paste in a blender.
  • Soak few saffron strands in 2 tbsp warm milk.
  • In a pan, add ghee and fry the cashews till golden brown.
  • Remove the cashews and in the same pan fry the corn paste well.
  • Add the crumbled Khoya and sauté continuously for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Mix well to remove any lumps and combine well.
  • Add sugar and mix the paste well.
  • Add the milk and soaked saffron to it and mix.
  • Continue to stir till the mixture separates from the pan.
  • Add the fried cashews to the halwa.
  • The halwa is ready to be served !!!

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