Want a delicious and simple sweet? This Lemon and Coconut Halwa is for you

When we talk about Indian desserts the first thing that comes to our mind is the traditional Halva, no only for its delicious flavor, but because is a very easy-to-make recipe that will satiate your sweet tooth, and will be there for any cravings.

The best thing about this classic sesame-based confection (aside from the fact that it’s so delicious) is how easy it is to make at home. The base recipe can be varied to your heart’s content. Try our suggestion here, then make up your own flavors. 

See: Vegan Halva Recipe, just for you!

Delicious and easy coconut and lemon halwa

Halwa is a dense sweet confection that's popular across the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia and West Asia and has different names too; some of which are alva, helva, aluva, halua and chalwa. Interestingly, there are more than 20 types of halwas devoured in different parts of the country; ranging from pineapple halwa to khus khus halwa and chana dal halwa and more. But today we bring you this sweet mix of lemon and coconut.

You need

That amazing flavor you get from lemon cannot be compared


  1. Bring water, lemon zest, vanilla, oil and sugar to boil.
  2. Add coconut but reserve about 4 tablespoon of them for the topping. Stir.
  3. Reduce heat to minimum.
  4. Add semolina; stir constantly until liquid is absorbed.
  5. Pour in a greased mold and cover with the reserved coconut.
  6. Let cool down completely and cut into 1 inch pieces.

Also try: Amazing Salted Chocolate Halwa Recipe

Gabriel Hernández

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