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Aloo Ka Halwa / Potato Pudding

Aloo ka Halwa- Simple and delicious potato pudding

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai, fasting recipe
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: aloo halwa, Halwa, Potato
Servings: 4
Calories: 484kcal
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 400 grams Potatoes / Aloo boiled , 3 medium *
  • 1 cup Sugar / Chini or 3/4 cup **
  • 4.5 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder / Elaichi Powder
  • 1 tbsp Water / Paani
  • 10 Almonds / Badam
  • 10 Pistachio / Pista


  • Peel and mash the boiled potatoes.
  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan or use a non stick pan.
  • Now add the mashed potato and saute on medium heat.
  • Keep stirring the halwa else it will start charring and sticking at the bottom.
  • After approximately 10 minutes it will change colour and turn light golden and start giving out a nice aroma.
  • Add sugar and water and keep stirring till it starts leaving the sides of the pan .
  • Now add cardamom powder and chopped almonds and pitachios.
  • Mix well and serve hot.


1-*you can also make this halwa with boiled sweet potato/shakarkand,then you have to use little less quantity of sugar.
2-* *You can adjust the quantity of sugar according to your taste.


Calories: 484kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.7mg