Halwa is the ultimate comfort food for those Indians who have a sweet tooth. And why not? The smooth and savoury texture of this sugary goodness seems to melt in the mouth the moment you take a bite. Such a delicacy can make anyone’s day. But did you know that there are more options than just the regular carrot, sooji, besan or moong dal halwa. Don’t believe us? Have a look:
1. Kacche Kele Ka Halwa
Looks delicious, doesn’t it? This mouth-watering halwa is made using raw banana pulp and is definitely worth a try.
2. Gosht Ka Halwa
Yup, you read it right. This halwa is prepared using minced meat and is an authentic delicacy that is treasured by the locals of Rampur, Uttar Pradesh.
3. Ande Ka Halwa
Here’s another sweet dish you don’t want to miss. Ande Ka Halwa is a fun alternative to the regular omelette or scrambled eggs, which is made with love using some eggs, cottage cheese and lemon curd, and topped off with a pinch of saffron and some crunchy nuts.
4. Mirchi Ka Halwa
Spicy food lovers, this is for you! Mirchi Ka Halwa might sound slightly bizarre, but we assure you: once you try it, you can’t get enough of it. This traditional Rajasthani dish is cooked using boiled green chilli paste, khoya and semolina.
5. Aloo Ka Halwa
If you happen to visit Uttar Pradesh, don’t forget to try this scrumptious sweet. As no festival is complete without a traditional Indian dessert, the locals of Uttar Pradesh usually prepare it during the much-awaited Navratri festival.