Corn Halwa (Corn Pudding)

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Corn Halwa (pudding) is a sweet dish prepared with corn and coconut milk.

Cooking time, including preparation time 25 minutes.
Servings 8-10.



  1. Boil corn for 4 minutes or until tender. Strain the fluid and keep it aside.
  2. Add half cup of strained fluid and grind it to paste in a blender.
  3. Heat up a cooking pot over the stove.
  4. Pour the corn paste into the cooking pot. Let it cook for 1 minute.
  5. Mix  1/2 cup of the strained water and stir it until it thickens (approximately 5 minutes).
  6. Add 1 cup of brown sugar and coconut milk and stir them well,  cooking for an additional 10 minutes.
  7. Add elaichi (cardamom) powder.
  8. In a separate pan dry roast cashews and raisins (kiss-miss) and add these to the halwa/pudding.

Hint: Click here for a recipe for homemade coconut milk.


4 cups of corn
1 cup of brown sugar (jaggery)
2 cups of coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon of elaichi (cardamom) powder
10 cashews
10 raisins (kismis)