Singhade Ka Halwa Recipe

Here’s a tasty singhade (kuttu ka halwa) sweet dish and is best for those who are fasting. Learn how to make singhade ka halwa.


  • 500 gm hare singhade (fresh water caltrop)
  • 125 gm sugar
  • 100 gm thickened milk (mawa)
  • 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)
  • 1 cup milk (doodh)
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder (elaichi)
  • 5-6 cashew nut (kaju)
  • 5-6 almond (badam)
  • few drops of yellow colour (peela rang)

How to make kuttu ka halwa:

  1. Peel singhade and grate them.
  2. Fry singhade in a pan with ghee.
  3. Grate thickened milk and add to the above until it becomes light brown.
  4. Boil milk, sugar and 1 cup milk in a container.
  5. Add thickened milk and stir continuously until it thickens.
  6. Then add 2-3 drops of colour and remove it from the flame.
  7. Garnish with cardamom powder and finely chopped almond and cashew nuts and serve hot.