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bread halwa recipe



Bread Halwa is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert from the Indian subcontinent. It’s usually made from bread, sugar, ghee, and milk, along with some dry fruits and cardamom for added flavors. While it’s not as popular as its counterparts like gajar ka halwa or suji ka halwa, Bread Halwa is a delightful sweet dish that is loved by those who have gotten a taste of it. It's typically consumed during festivals or special occasions.

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white bread

8 slices


1 cup


2 cups

ghee (clarified butter)

4 tablespoons





cardamom powder

1/2 teaspoon



Step 1:

Trim the edges of the bread and crumble them into small pieces.

Step 2:

Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a pan, add the bread pieces and roast until they turn golden brown.

Step 3:

In another pan, boil the milk and sugar until the sugar is completely dissolved.

Step 4:

Pour the milk mixture over the bread pieces and cook on a low flame till the bread soaks all the milk. Stir continuously to avoid sticking to the bottom.

Step 5:

Heat the remaining ghee in another pan and fry the cashews and almonds until they turn golden.

Step 6:

Add the fried cashews, almonds and cardamom powder to the bread mixture and mix well.

Step 7:

Serve hot or chilled as per preference.

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