Mango Halwa

This is a slight twist on the halwa (sheera) traditionally served as prasadam in pujas. It is prepared using sooji and has a sweet taste. The ghee makes the halwa rich while mango pulp gives it a unique taste.


Mango Halwa

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 1/2 Cup Thick Sooji
  • 1/2 Cup Mango Pulp
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 3 Tbsp (Clarified Butter) Ghee
  • 1/2 Tsp Cardamom Powder


  • In a pan heat 2 tsp ghee and saute the sooji till golden brown on medium heat.
  • Add boiling water to the sooji and mix it well.
  • Add sugar and mix it.
  • Add milk and mix it and keep the lid and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add mango pulp and mix it. Keep the lid on for 5 minutes.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix it. Turn off the heat.
  • Add remaining 1 tbsp ghee and keep the lid on and serve it after 10 minutes.


I have used homemade preserved mango pulp which doesn’t have sugar. If using store bought mango pulp adjust the sugar content accordingly.

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