Introduction: Custard Powder Halwa

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Custard powder Halwa is an easy and simple Indian sweet recipe prepared from custard powder and with other basic ingredients like sugar and ghee . Custard powder halwa doesn’t have any major consistency checks so its very easy for beginners too.


  • Custard powder(Vanilla flavor) – 1/2 cup
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp + 1 tsp for greasing
  • Cashew nuts – 6 broken and few for ganish

Step 1: Gathering Ingredients

In a pan add custard powder, sugar and water .

Whisk to avoid lumps.Mix well .

Grease a tin / plate with ghee and keep it ready.

Step 2: Preparing Halwa

Now switch in the stove and keep stirring in low flame.Stir continuously to avoid lumps.

It will first start to form glossy here and there, then fully glossy.

Add a tbsp of ghee at this stage.

It will start to thicken. Keep on stirring until you see the halwa texture.

Once it is thick and comes together as a whole mass and starts to leave the sides of the pan add fried cashews and ghee and switch off.

Now transfer the mixture to a ghee greased tin.Let it to set atleast for an hour then invert , cut into squares and enjoy.

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