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Akhrot Ka Halwa Recipe - Indian Walnut Fudge / Halwa Recipe

How to Make Walnut Halwa recipe with step by step photos and video. A very delicious and rich Indian winter dessert recipe.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian Sweets
Servings: 12 Pieces
Calories: 146kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • A pinch of Saffron


  • Grind walnuts into a coarse powder and keep it aside.
  • Combine milk, sugar and saffron in a vessel and let the sugar dissolves completely. Bring it a boil and remove from the flame.
  • cover the milk and keep it aside until use. 
  • Heat 3 tablespoons of ghee in a pan. Add the ground walnuts to it.
  • Keep stirring and roast over a low flame for about 7-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When it is roasted, pour prepared hot saffron milk and combine together well. 
  • Mix very well for 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon of ghee to it. 
  • Keep stirring and cook for 3-4 minutes or till it leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Remove from the pan and let it cool down a bit.
  • This halwa will thicken as it cools. 
  • Transfer it a plate or tray and level it.
  • Decorate with silver warq and cut into pieces.



Don't cook the halwa for too long to prevent hard halwa.
You can also add a little bit of cardamom powder if you want.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 56mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.3mg