Bread Halwa – Easy sweet / Dessert recipe

Bread Halwa recipe: Very easy to make and tasty too. Let’s see how to make bread halwa recipe.


  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Serves: 6

  Ingredients needed:

  • Bread – 8 slices
  • Ghee – 1/2 cup + 1 tsp
  • Milk – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp.
  • Almond – 10
  • Cashew nuts – 10
  • Cardamom – 3


  • Cut the bread slices to tiny pieces.
  • Boil milk and Keep it aside
  • Heat 1 tsp of ghee and fry half of cashew nuts and keep aside
  • Grind Cardamom and sugar first. Then add half of cashew nuts (5) and Almonds (5) into powder. Keep aside.
  • Heat kadai or a heavy bottomed pan with half of 1/2 cup ghee.
  • Add the bread pieces and roast it golden in low or medium flame; take care not to turn the pieces dark in colour, so make sure the heat is low; Turn the bread pieces every now and then.
  • Add boiled milk; Sugar and Ground powder; Mix everything together and cook for few minutes and mash it as it gets cooked soft.
  • Add the remaining ghee. Keep mixing mashing it well until ghee oozes out. Keep cooking it in medium to low flame until it becomes soft, mushy and ghee separates
  • Add fried cashew nuts.

Garnish with sliced almonds; Serve hot; We love to have it warm always.  You can refrigerate and reheat whenever needed. Can be stored in refrigerated for 2 to 3 days.



    • I didn’t remove the sides of the bread. If you want you can remove it.
    • Slowly it will turn to halwa consistency. So, don’t lose hope even if it is not mushy at the beginning.
    • Exactly, 2 cups of milk are enough if you cook in medium flame.
    • Any type of bread can be used – White, milk, honey, wheat. But I never tried the nuts added breads.
    • Ghee is very important for this recipe. If you reduce the ghee quantity, it will be sticky. So be lavish to use ghee J

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