Mango Halwa



  1. Fresh Mango puree – 2 cups (Grind 4 mangoes in a mixer/blender to a thick paste without adding water)
  2. Ghee – 1/4 + 1/4 cup; divided
  3. Sugar – 1.5 cups
  4. Vanilla flavored custard powder – 3 tbsps. mixed with 1 cup of water
  5. Cashews – 1/4 cup; coarsely chopped
  6. Powdered cardamom – 1 tsp.


  1. Heat 1/4 cup of ghee in a thick bottomed pan. Add the mango puree and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add sugar and custard powder solution and mix.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of ghee little by little when the mixture starts to turn thick. Also add teh nuts.
  4. Cook till the mixture starts to leave the sides of the pan & comes together as a mass. Add the cardamom powder and mix.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a greased tin & cool completely. Cut into squares when cold.
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