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Definition: A type of dessert made from various kinds of fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and lentils. The ingredients in Halwa are usually grated finely and fried in ghee and sugar. Nuts and milk may also be added. Halwas have the consistency of a very thick pudding.
Pronunciation: hull-wa
Also Known As: Halua
Alternate Spellings: Halva
Common Misspellings: Hulwa
Gaajar ka Halwa (carrot halwa), Sooji ka Halwa (semolina halwa)

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