besan-halwaBesan Halwa is a very popular and easy to prepare dish which requires only little time. Besan Halwa is made with pure ghee, besan or gram flour or chickpea flour, sugar and dry fruits. Besan Halwa is a very delicious Pakistani and Indian dessert.

Besan Halwa Rich, Sweet & Traditional:

Besan Halwa is rich, sweet and a traditional Punjabi favourite dish especially prepared during celebrations. Besan halwa is also happens to be the simple dessert to make.

Besan Halwa Ingredients Available At Home:

Besan Halwa is simple eay to prepare dessert and mostly all ingredients are available at every household at any given of time.

Recipe Of Besan Halwa:

Preparation time 40-45 minutes
Serves 4-5 people


Clarified butter (ghee) or oil 1 cup
Sugar 1 cup
Gram flour (besan) 1 cup
Whole milk 1 cup
Water 1/2 cup

Instruction For Cooking:

1. Heat clarified butter or oil in a heavy based pot.

2. Add milk and heat it. 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.

3. Add water and stir for a few minutes.

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

Variation In Besan Halwa:

Besan Halwa can be made in many ways and is something that one and all will relish whether they are hungry. You can add other ingredients of your own choice like other dry fruits or garnish it with silver paper. Choice is all yours. You can also add grated coconut in this to make it more delicious.

Besan Halwa Healthy & Nutritious:

Besan Halwa is also made fresh, healthy and nutritious to eat. In Besan Halwa besan is the main ingredient. Gram flour (besan) contains a high proportion of carbohydrates but no gluten. Despite this in comparison to other flours besan has a relatively high proportion of protein.

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