Mango Magic Contest Recipe – Mango Halwa

Mango Halwa by Jyoti Prabhu for #pkmangomagic recipe contest.

jyothi prabhu entry


Mango Puree or Pulp – 1.5 cup
Cornflour / Cornstarch – 1/2 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Sugar – 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai Podi – 2 pods crushed
Nuts – 1/4 cup (cashews, badam)
Ghee – 5 tablespoons


  1. Grease a pan in which you are going to set the halwa well with ghee and set aside.
  2. Now take cornflour in a bowl, add in water and mix well.
  3. Now heat 2 tablespoon ghee in a kadai, add in mango pulp and cook this for 3 to 4 mins.
  4. Now add in the cornflour mix and mix well. Add in sugar and keep mixing, it will thicken up.
  5. Now start adding 1 tablespoon of ghee and keep cooking, it will turn glossy and at one stage it will start to leave the sides of the pan.
  6. Add in cardamom powder and nuts. Mix well.
  7. Pour this into the pan or desired shaped bowl and set aside to cool down for couple of hours.
  8. Store in fridge

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