A Healthy Halwa Recipe to Sweeten Your Maha Shivratri

By Nmami Agarwal             02/13/2018

A Healthy Halwa Recipe to Sweeten Your Maha Shivratri

Excerpt- No Indian festival is complete without sweets. Indulging in desserts can be healthy, if done right. Check out this amazing Sweet Potato Halwa recipe for Maha Shivratri and enjoy festivities without worrying about those calories.

A meal or festival is incomplete without sweets, and this is why we have a Shivratri special, aloo ka halwa, just for you. The mashed potatoes are cooked with ghee and the authentic taste of nuts in this halwa are sure to make you salivate.

You Will Need:

  • Sweet potato-60g
  • Ghee-10g
  • Nuts (Almonds, cashews)-10g
  • Kesar, cinnamon – 1 tsp each
  • Honey or jaggery as per taste
  • Calories- 210kcal.


Grate some sweet potatoes and keep them aside. Now heat some ghee in a saucepan, and add the grated sweet potatoes along with nuts, Kesar, and cinnamon.

Mix it all well, and then add some honey or jaggery to sweeten it. Let everything cook for at least 30 minutes, or till it looks golden brown. Serve hot, with a cup of steaming chai.

Over to you:

Just because it’s the festive season, you don’t have to worry about the additional calories. As long as you live an active life, a few days of binge eating will not hurt. Besides, you can always substitute the high-calorie foods with low-calorie items in order to enjoy the taste, while not worrying about the high-fat content. Sit back, relax, eat, and enjoy Maha Shivratri with your loved ones.

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4 thoughts on “A Healthy Halwa Recipe to Sweeten Your Maha Shivratri”

  1. Tnq nmami for always updating us with healthy yet 😋 items n elaborating our knowledge 👍🏻God bless u🙏

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