No matter how many exceptionally delicious desserts you are introduced to, halwa will always have a special place in your heart. Halwa being a traditional dessert is served on different occasions which mark happiness including Eid and weddings. The kinds of halwas that you can find in this country are amazing in terms of taste and variety. They are prepared using special recipes and served hot with proper garnishing for an ultimate taste. No matter where you plan to spend your vacations in Pakistan, halwa is an excellent dessert that you can take along and curbs your sugar craving. It is an ideal cure for your frequent craving for sugar and the best snack for you to keep throughout the trip. Here is a list of famous halwas which will leave you craving for more:
Gajar ka Halwa
When you imagine halwa made up of carrots, it may not seem a great idea but the taste of gajar ka halwa stands out from the rest. You may confuse one halwa with another but gajar ka halwa is one of its kinds and the way it is prepared using carrots makes it an amazing dessert to serve in all occasions. Also, the way our elders emphasize on the importance and benefits of carrots, what can be better than having them in a way that satisfies your sugar craving as well!
Suji ka Halwa
Easy to prepare, suji ka halwa is probably the most popular halwa in Pakistan. While people use several methods to prepare suji ka halwa, the taste is more or less same but some just make the taste stand out by adding dry fruits and serving it with poori. It is a perfect combination of milk, suji, sugar and ghee which gives it a soft, paste like consistency. It is also offered at different restaurants and dhabas which serve traditional breakfast. No one can resist the famous combination of halwa and poori served in some of the famous desi breakfast restaurants in Karachi and Lahore.
Chanay ki Daal ka Halwa
Pulses or ‘daal’ is an extremely popular food item in Pakistan. Despite being a great source of protein, daal can be used to satisfy sugar craving, thanks to our elders! Chanay ki daal ka halwa is a bit granular with nuts in it which adds extra flavor to the halwa. The crunchy, sweet bites of this halwa make it very hard for a sugar lover to resist another spoonful of it. Especially if you are traveling, a packed bowl of chanay ki daal ka halwa will definitely make your trip sweeter!
Badam ka Halwa
Curb your sugar craving by eating Badam ka Halwa.Being a rich source of Omega 3 fatty acids, almonds are consumed in large quantities across the country. Badam ka halwa is made with almonds Different ingredients are added to the halwa to make it special, including other mithais. The recipes differ but the taste gets better with a mix and match of different nuts, shakkar etc.
Thinking of carrying a good energy booster for traveling? Try these halwas and you can thank us later!