Halwai November 15, 2019


• 200 grams – fresh Ginger
• 1 kg – Sugar
• 6 – limes (extract the juice)
• 3 pieces – Cinnamon
• 1 – Red Chilli (remove the seeds)
• 4 liters – water


  1. Peel and wash the ginger and cut into thin slices.
  2. Make lime juice and keep aside. In a large clean vessel put all the above ingredients together with the water and bring to boil.
  3. Boil for at least 2 hours first on high then on low heat till the decoction is slightly thick.
  4. Remove from heat and add the lime juice.
  5. When cold, strain through a thin cloth, then bottle, and use whenever required.
  6. This wine will last for almost 3 months and is a good digestive.
  7. Recipe Courtesy: Anglo-Indian Recipes

Recipe courtesy of Bridget White