Raw Papaya halwa – Papita ka halwa


Papaya halwa recipe

Raw papaya halwa very yummy and tasty halwa recipe. I made this recipe from fresh papaya grown in our Garden. This halwa recipe is prepared by grating the papaya and cook in a pan add some ghee to get nice flavor. We need to measure grated papaya in a cup and add half cup of sugar in the same cup. Finally we can garnish with ghee roasted cashews and raisins. With papaya we can make many recipes like papaya finger fries, papaya kootu, papaya poriyal, papaya salad etc. Papaya has lots and lots of health benefits it cures digestion problem, constipation, good for weight loss etc. Please do try this recipe and post your comments and feedback.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 People


  • 1 medium Raw papaya grated 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • few Cashews
  • few Raisins
  • few Saffron strands


  • Wash the raw papaya with water and cut the papaya. Peel the skin off and seeds part if any. Wash again thoroughly as the skin of papaya releases latex like milk.
  • After peeling the skin and cleaning process grate using the big hole grater board. Grating in big hole gives you seperate strands of papaya like a semia.
  • Add the grated papaya to a measuring cup and check. Later add the grated papaya to a pan and cook in low flame. Add few saffron strands now, so that while cooking it gets nice color and flavor.
  • Use the same measuring cup to add sugar. Take half cup of sugar and keep aside. Wait till the papaya is completely cooked.
  • Papaya will shrink and reduces to half in this stage add a tsp of ghee and saute well.
  • Once the papaya is completely cooked lets add sugar now. stir in low flame till the sugar melts completely and absorbed.
  • When it is little runny switch off. after cooling down it become little thick.
  • Meanwhile in other pan add 1 tsp ghee and roast cashews and raisins and add it to the papaya halwa.
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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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