Apple Halwa

Apple halwa1


This pudding is super simple to make. It only takes few minutes to prepare and then can be enjoyed hot or cold .  You can also make it ahead of time, even the day before if needed.  You wouldn’t want to miss out on dessert, right? comfort dessert with just basic ingredients- apple, milk powder, sweetener, milk and makes up this tasty and wonderful dessert.

Health benefits:

Apples are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals to keep your little ones healthy. Most children enjoy apples, so give your kids a nutritious and delicious snack that will keep them healthy now and into adulthood.

Yields: 2-3 servings
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes


  • Apples- 3 large
  • Sunflower spread/ butter- 2-3tbsp
  • Stevia/fruit sugar- 3-4tbsp (can be substituted with sugar)
  • Skimmed Milk powder-1/4cup
  • Milk-1/4cup
  • Cardamom powder-1/2tsp
  • Chopped nuts (almonds, pistachio, cashews)


Preparation step:

  • Wash and grate apples (I used with peels on- feel free to peel if desired)
  • Dissolve milk powder in milk and set aside.

For halwa:

  • Heat sunflower spread/butter in a pan add grated apples and cook until the water evaporates. (approx. 7-8 minutes)
  • Now add stevia/fruit sugar dissolved milk powder along with milk.
  • Continue to cook stirring continuously again until milk evaporated and the halwa thickens.
  • Finally stir in cardamom powder, chopped nuts.
  • Serve hot or chilled.

Serving suggestions:

  • It can be served hot with a dallop of ice cream.

Apple halwa4


  • Sweetness can be personalised as per the taste.
  • Quantity of sweetener may vary depending on the taste of apple.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on April 9, 2015, in Breakfast, Dessert, Indian, International, Kids recipes, Sweets and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. Mr. Militant Negro

    Reblogged this on The Militant Negro™.


  2. Wonderful! Apples and nuts would be lovely in this 🙂


  3. It looks absolutely delicious Chitra!!!


  4. This is a must-try for me. I never met a halva I didn’t like!


  5. Yum they look delicious…

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  6. This looks really delicious!! 🙂


  7. Nice 🙂 I wonder if it would work with coconut oil instead of butter?

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