Traditional desserts to sweeten your Ramazan

Traditional desserts to sweeten your Ramazan

May 24, 2019

Hum News has come up with three traditional desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth so make sure you save room for these delicious Halwa’s after Iftar.

Walnut Halwa


1 cup chopped Walnut

1 cup clarified butter

1 cup of powder milk

1 cup of sugar

2 pieces cinnamon

3-5 cardamom

3 eggs

1 tin evaporated milk

2 tsp rose water


In a blender add sugar, eggs and evaporated milk and set aside. Then heat clarified butter in a saucepan and add cardamom, powder milk and roast well. After a few minutes, the mixture will change colour. When the mixture stars changing colour, add walnuts and the blended items in the mixture and keep stir. When it gets a little thick add 2 teaspoons of rose water and serve after dinner.

Paithay ka Halwa 


1/2kg grated pumpkin

1 cup clarified butter

1kg sugar

250gm dried whole milk

3 tbsp screw pine essence

2 tbsp sliced almond

2 tbsp pistachios

3 tbsp poppy seeds

pinch of yellow food colour


Heat clarified butter in a saucepan then add grated pumpkin and sugar to it and let it fry for ten minutes. Then add poppy seeds and screw pine essence and cook it together for five minutes. After five minutes add dried whole milk and a pinch of food colour and let it sit. Garnish your dessert with pistachios and almonds and serve it warm.

Mash Daal Halwa 


1 cup yellow lentil

1 cup clarified butter

1/2 cup sugar

5-6 cardamoms

1/2 cup whole dried milk

1/2 cup mix dry fruit


Wash the yellow lentil and soak it overnight. Next morning, grind the lentil into a paste. In a separate saucepan, heat clarified butter and add the lentil paste to it. Cook the paste till it becomes golden and then add whole dried milk. Mix the items well with each other and then add sugar and cardamom and cook the mixture for 5-7 minutes. Garnish your halwa with dry fruits and nuts and serve for Iftar.