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Papaya Halwa
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Papaya halwa

As Diwali is around the corner , everyone will be in a spree to making sweets and savouries. I here give you a sweet recipe to add in your list.?

To my friends who doesn’t know about Diwali, it is a festival of lights. There is different stories why Diwali is being celebrated. But the basic moral is , it is to celebrate the winning of good over evil. While the ladies in each home were busy making sweets and savouries, kids will be busy in firing crackers. Everyone will be sharing wishes and sweets .

Now coming to the recipe, this is a different halwa from the usual one. Only with handful of ingredients you get delicious halwa.Yes, this is papaya halwa. When I had papaya which was not so sweet, I came with the idea of making halwa with it. Totally loved it. Hope you will give this a try this festive season.



Papaya puree – 4 cup

Sugar – 1 cup

Cashews – few

Raisens – few

Ghee / Clarified butter- 2 tbsn


  • In a heavy bottomed pan heat a tbsn of ghee , fry cashews and raisens till golden. Keep aside.
  • In the same pan add papaya puree. Let it cook in medium flame till it becomes to half in quantity. Stir occasionally.
  • When it becomes half, add sugar and cook till it gets thickens and leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Then add remaining ghee and fried cashews and raisens.
  • Switch off. Serve warm or cold.





I just loved the colour. Don’t you?


  1. When you cook papaya puree, it will splatter a lot. So be careful when you stir. Try to use long laddle.
  2. Adjust sugar as required.


  1. This sounds delicious! I’m going to have to find out where I can get the puree!

    1. If you get whole papaya peel and deseed, then puree it. I made it that way. Please let me know when you try how it turns?.. Thank you?

      1. I’ll probably have to go to a city to find the papaya. But it’ll be worth it to try this recipe!

        1. Thank you so much?..it’s a great thing for me if you tried it…?… Thank you again?

          1. I’m going to make some calls tomorrow to find out if anyone carries fresh papayas. I’ll let you know how it goes!

          2. So sweet of you?..I really appreciate you???

  2. loved it really interesting one of the best food blogger

  3. Never had Papaya Halwa. Time to try something new!

    1. Do try… you will love it?… let me know how it turns??

  4. Very nice and colourful!!

  5. Sounds so yumm.. I have never had papaya halwa – will try this 🙂

    1. Thank you dear?.. let me know how it turns when you try?

  6. Looking delicious. Will try this recipe soon.

    1. Thank you?… glad you like it

      1. Do check out my blog when in leisure 🙂

  7. Sounds very delicious, easy to prepare.thanks for sharing, let me try…

    1. Thank you..?do try and let me know how it turns?

  8. Love papaya halwa! Absolutely drooling on this!!

    1. Thank you Sumith?.. I just loved it’s colour tempting me to make again??

      1. Mom used to make it back home. Used to love it!!

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