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1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon Ghee(clarified butter)

1 tablespoon Cashew nuts broken

2 cups Papaya grated

¼ cup Sugar

½ cup Milk

¼ teaspoon Green cardamom seeds powder


  1. Take ripe papaya. Wash the papaya well.

2. Cut into half then remove the seeds and peel it.

3. Also cut and discard the top and bottom port (Pith/stem).

4. Cut into large pieces and start grat-ing them using the box grater. You can use a food processor as well.

5. Instead of grating, you can chop them into small pieces and mash them during the cooking process.


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in pan on medium heat.

2. Fry the cashews till they are golden brown. Drain it and remove it to a separate bowl and keep it aside.

3. In the remaining ghee, add grated papaya

4. Mix well and keep cooking till al lthe moisture is evaporated. It took me 10 minutes. Do stir once in awhile.

5. Now add sugar and milk. Mix well.

6. Continue cooking with stirring occasionally. Cook till it is dry and gets halwa consistency.

7. Now mix 1 teaspoon of ghee and turn off the stoveLastly, add fried cashews and car-damom powder.

8. Stir well.


  1. You can use completely rip orsemi-ripe papaya.
  2. If using semi-ripe papaya then you may need more sugar.
  3. So always taste your papaya and the adjust the sugar quantity.