Custard Halwa

Custard halwa is a super quick recipe, which can be made using ingredients which are easily available at home.If you have sudden guest at hone then no worries you can make this yummy sweet in no time even while talking to them. So why to wait lets get started…..


Recipe card for custard halwa

Prep time : 15 mins, Serves : 6 people


1 cup custard powder

1 cup sugar

2 cups water

2 cups milk(you can use 3 cups milk and 1 cup water, the more the milk is the better the taste is)

2 tsp Ghee/ clarified butter

1 tsp cardamom/elaichi powder

For garnishing

1tsp grated dry coconut or desiccated coconut

1tsp poppy seeds.


  1. Grease the tray with little ghee and keep it aside.
  2. Take a hard bottomed vessel or pan (you can take cooker pan too) and put custard powder,sugar,milk,water and mix till the sugar dissolves or till no lumps formed(if you wish you can strain this to get rid of dust from sugar if any).
  3. Then switch on the stove and put this pan on a medium flame and keep on stirring without stopping till it gets thick, then add ghee and cardamom powder and mix it once it becomes thick you can pour it to the already greased tray and level it using spatula and sprinkle grated dry coconut or desiccated coconut and poppy seeds once it sets you can cut in to desired shape(either diamond or square) and serve.

Isn’t it very easy recipe, Usually making sweet takes time but this is quick and you can serve immediately or even you can chill and serve.If you wish you can add slightly roasted cashew,almond,drygrapes are sulthanas.