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Oct 27, 2015

Easy Bread Halwa Recipe - Diwali Sweets Recipes

Bread halwa is one thing which i wanted to try for very long time. I have never tasted this before, but i am sure it will taste good and similar to wheat halwa. Since it is diwali i decided to give this a go and it turned out to be super yummy.

This recipe is very simple and basic. You just need a handful of ingredients which you might already have on hand. This halwa is so easy and it gives a good amount of halwa with just few slices of bread. So if you make a bigger batch, you can store this in fridge and whenever you want, you can heat it again in microwave or in a small pan and enjoy hot or warm.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4


Bread - 6 slices
Sugar - 1/2 cup or to taste
Milk - 2 cups
Ghee - 1/2 cup + 1 tblspn
Cashews a handful
Raisans / Kishmish  a handful
Cardamom Powder - 1/2 tsp


Remove the crust and chop it into small pieces.

Heat ghee in a pan, add in cashews and fry till golden.Add in kishmish and fry. Remove it and set aside.

Now add in chopped bread in the ghee and fry till golden brown. 

Now add in milk and mix well. Keep cooking till it thickens.

Add in sugar and mix well. Keep cooking till it starts to leave the sides.

Finally add a tblspn of ghee and mix well. Add in nuts and cardamom powder and mix well.


Take all your ingredients

Take your bread slices

remove the crust off

slice like this

cut into cubes

set aside

heat ghee in a pan and add in cashews

fry that till light golden

add in raisan

fry till golden

remove it and set aside

in the same ghee add in bread

let them crisp up

now it has started to change togolden colour

this is the colour which i want

add in milk

mix well

cook for few more mins. it will thicken up

now it has got really thick

this is the right stage

add in sugar

mix well..it will loosen a little

keep cooking, it will get shiny and thick

now it started to leave the sides

finally add in a tsp of ghee

mix well

add in cardamom powder

fried nuts

mix well..halwa done



  1. Awesome one, can I use wheat bread too?

  2. Hi aarthi! 2 cups of milk means!!!plz tell the clear measurement sugar and milk.

  3. What type of bread we have to use?

  4. @Anonymousmy 1 cup measures 240 ml..Hope this helps

  5. @AnonymousYou can use white, sweet, milk or wheat bread too

  6. Tried at home for Diwali...its was my first cooking experience...and it turned out well...mom and dad appreciated me a lot for this...thanks for making me a good cook..

  7. Hi aarthi,
    How long the halwa be good,can I prepare it today and have it by tomorrow evening,gonna give this as birthday gift for my niece mirudullah,suggestion please

  8. @daaniathis will stay good for 2 to 3 days in fridge. you can reheat it when serving

  9. Whenever I want to make any dish. I always follow your recipes. Going to try bread halwa today. Thanks a lot for all the recipes.

  10. 2 cups of milk means - iz it a raw milk or already boiled one should b used?

  11. Hie Aarthi, this is the 4th dish of yours that I tried.. It was very delicious like the other 3 dishes.. My family and friends loved it.. I can easily trust all the recipes that you put up.. because in my case it has always been a great success.. I have one small request, I would be happy if you could put up the recipe of Chocolate Ganache. Thankyou


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