Halwai October 12, 2017


• 1 kg – Raw Mango
• 1 tsp – salt
• 1.5 kg – Sugar
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric
• 3 tbsp – Red Chilli powder
• 2 tbsp – roasted and crushed, Cumin seeds


  1. Wash, wipe dry, peel and grate mango.
  2. Combine the grated mangoes, salt and turmeric powder and leave aside for 15 mins.
  3. Add the sugar little by little (2 tbsp at a time) to the mango mixture and stir continuously using a spoon or a whisk till all the sugar is nearly dissolved.
  4. Once the sugar is dissolved, put the mango-sugar mixture into a large, heavy-bottomed pan and cook on medium heat.
  5. Stir often till the sugar turns syrupy and small bubbles appear on the surface of the mixture
  6. Remove from the flame and let mixture cool completely.
  7. Add chilli powder and cumin seeds and store in a sterilized glass jar.
  8. Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi

Recipe courtesy of Jaishree S