Sunday, March 20, 2011

Bread Halwa

Prep Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 30 min

Serves: 2 to 3

  1. Bread crumbs - 2 cups (approx 6 loaves)
  2. Milk - 1. 25 cups
  3. Ghee - 1/3 cup
  4. Sugar - 1/2 cup (or) as per taste
  5. Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
For garnishing
  1. Ghee - 2 tsp
  2. Blanched & silvered almonds - 2 tsp
  3. Cashew nuts - 2 tsp
  4. Raisins - 2 tsp
  1. Heat two teaspoons of ghee in a pan, add cashew nuts; saute until golden brown; set aside.
  2. Add raisins; saute until they puff and set aside; do not char the raisins as they tend to taste bitter.
  3. Heat one third cup of ghee in another pan & saute bread crumbs on low flame for about 7 to 10 min.
  4. Transfer sauteed bread crumbs on to a plate; set aside to cool for about 10 min.
  5. Meanwhile boil milk along with sugar in the same pan and stir continuously until all the sugar has completely dissolved.
  6. Stir in the sauteed bread crumb; cover with lid & let the bread crumbs cook in the milk-sugar mixture on low flame for about 3 to 5 min.
  7. Once the bread crumbs has completely absorbed the milk-sugar mixture, cook contents on medium flame, stirring continuously until it starts leaving the sides of the pan.
  8. Switch off gas and transfer contents on to a serving bowl.
  9. Garnish with blanched & silvered almonds, sauteed cashew nuts and raisins.
  10. Serve either warm or chilled.


  1. droolworthy and lip smacking bread halwa.

  2. Thank you yaar! Hope you keep visiting your favorite blogs quite often...tell me how do you find time na! m stunned to see your passion for food & cooking!!! Hats off to ya foodie!!!

  3. Hi Krithika to be honest I am a not a good eater and very strict in dieting and don't have a craving for sweet items..I love to appreciate and admire some ones cooking and learn how to make certain dishes which I do not make and serve it to others.

  4. Not a good eater? oops! then how come you make so many dishes at home? Hope you like to prepare variety of dishes for your family amidst eating them all?!?! Anyway eat healthy & stay healthy!!!