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Jackfruit Halwa

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Time25 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves4

Have a sweet tooth and a soft spot for Jackfruit? Then you will surely love this Jackfruit Halwa recipe. Extremely easy to make, this dessert only requires a handful of ingredients. So, there’s absolutely no need to go grocery shopping as you would have all of these ingredients in your kitchen already. The goodness of Jackfruit combined with the sweetness of Jaggery, topped with cashew and raisins ... , cooked in pure ghee, now that’s not a serving of dessert, that’s a serving of happiness. While we are only using the pulp of jackfruit in this dessert, you don’t have to throw away the seeds or even the flesh of the fruit as it is incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of dishes. The milk that we are using to cook the jackfruit in is slim milk as it helps cut down on unwanted calories without compromising on taste or losing its essence in any way whatsoever. Also, by using jaggery in place of sugar, we further make this dessert more nutritious. We add a couple of pieces of Green Cardamom to give it a smoky aroma and a unique flavour. Finally, you can top it off with cashews and raisins roasted in ghee. Literally everyone from different age groups love this Jackfruit Halwa and it is perfect as a post dinner dessert. If you wish to know how to make Jackfruit Halwa, watch the video tutorial now.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre263 Cal263 Cal263 Cal263 Cal
  • 7gProtein
  • 7gFat
  • 42gCarbs
  • 5gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Green Cardamom

Green Cardamom

3 pieces

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

1 tablespoon

Jaggery

Jaggery

0.75 cups

Raisins

Raisins

8 pieces

Slim Milk

Slim Milk

1.25 cups

Other

Ghee

Ghee

2 teaspoons

Jack Fruit

Jack Fruit

4 cups

Directions
1
Separate the jackfruit pods from the ripe fruit. Slit each pod and discard its seed
2
Chop the jackfruit and set aside
3
Add jaggery in a pan. Add the chopped jackfruit to it and start cooking on a low flame
4
Add milk to it and while stirring o occasionally, reduce it till the jackfruit is cooked
5
In a separate pan add ghee. Add the cashew and raisin and roast on a high flame
6
Add this to the halwa mixture and mix well
7
Serve hot
Fun facts about Jackfruit :
Did you know that Jackfruit is the heaviest tree-borne fruit and can reach upto a whopping 80 pounds or 36 kilos? Jackfruit is the national fruit of Bangladesh It is also the largest tree-borne fruit as it can reach upto 90 centimeters in length and about 50 centimeters in diameter. A Jackfruit tree on average can produce anywhere between 100-200 fruits in a year The seeds of this fruit are edible and are often used in a number of dishes in the southern part of India Jackfruit has been estimated to have been cultivated in India more than 3000 years ago Jackfruit is an excellent source of Vitamins A, B complex, C and E and is rich in fiber, iron, manganese, magnesium and other minerals Try out this Jackfruit Halwa recipe today at home and reap all the health benefits of Jackfruit.

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