Dates Halwa

by Pooja Sudhakar Shetty on August 26, 2021


  • 200 gm dates-seedless, chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 100 gm cashew nuts
  • 1/4 tsp elaichi powder


  • Place milk and dates in a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and cook till thick.
  • Fry the cashew nuts in half the ghee and keep aside.
  • When dates mixture is thick (looks blended), add the sugar, ghee, and cashews and cook further till mixture leaves sides of pan.
  • Add the elaichi, mix well and spread in a thin layer on to a greased surface and leave to set.
  • When cool and set, slice into desired sized pieces and serve.