Shakrkandi Ka Halwa/ Sweet Potato Halwa

3.80 from 11 votes

shakarkand halwa is easy and quick dessert. Made with boiled and mashed sweet potato, sugar, ghee and nuts, flavored with cardamom powder.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Served AsDinner
Servings 6


  • Sweet potato 2 large nos.
  • Sugar 1/1/2 tbsp adjust to taste
  • Desi ghee 2 tbsp
  • Chopped nuts 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder 1tsp
  • Chopped nuts 1 tsp for garnish .


  • Take the sweet potato into the pressure cooker with enough water, boil for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Once sweet potato is cool peel the skin and mashed or grate them fine.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom kadhahi or non stick pan, fry mashed sweet potato and cook with stirring occasionally until ghee begins to separate.
  • Add sugar, cardamom powder and nuts, mix well, keep stirring and cook the Halwa for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with nuts.
  • Serve hot.

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