Besan Halwa

Updated: Oct 30, 2009, 16:52 PM IST

You can quickly make this delicious halwa to turn on the mood of your family members during festivals and also whenever your guests drop in. So check out this simple recipe.


1 cup of Gram Flour (Besan)
1 cup of Sugar
1 cup of Clarified Butter (Ghee) or Cooking Oil
1 cup of Whole Milk
½ cup of Water


Heat clarified butter or oil in a heavy based pot.

Add milk and heat further.

When the clarified butter or oil melts, add the gram flour and continue cooking on medium heat, (continuously stirring) until the gram flour turns light brown.

Add water and stir for a few minutes so that no lumps are formed.

Add the sugar, and stir for 5-7 minutes and take off heat.

Serve hot or cold. This can also be stored for about a week.