Shakarkandi Halwa

Shakarkandi Halwa Recipe
  • Dessert
  • Servings
  • 1Spicy
  • 40 MinsCook Time
  • Cuisine : North Indian
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Sweet potato is a nutritious root vegetable that can be relished as a chaat or as a Halwa. It is rich in Vitamin A that nourishes you during the fasting and festive days.


2 large boiled Sweet Potatoes

8 tablespoons of Ghee

½ teaspoon of Cardamom Powder

4 tablespoons of Sugar

Pinch of Saffron

10-12 Cashewnuts halved



Kadai, Spoon

Step By Step Method

    1. Mash the boiled sweet potatoes.

    2. Heat Ghee in a kadai, stir fry the cashew nuts till golden brown and keep aside.

    3. Now stir fry the mashed sweet potatoes for 5 minutes.

    4. Add the sugar and again stir fry for another 5 minutes.

    5. Mix in the cardamom powder.

    6. Now add the saffron and give it a good mix.

    7. Continue cooking the halwa on low flame for another 10-12 minutes till the ghee leaves the sides of the halwa.

    8. Stir in the golden roasted cashew nuts and serve either hot or cold.

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