Shimla Mirch Ka Halwa ( Capsicum Halwa)

Who can Imagine adding Capsicum in a sweet dish? Actually Capsicum has a typical flavour and taste and thus it is generally used in savoury side dishes like Paneer Capsicum and Capsicum aloo or snacks Like stuffed Capsicum or Capsicum Pakora. It is also used in Indian Chinese recipes. Shimla Mirch ka Halwa is a sweet/ dessert recipe which combines its subtle flavour with khoya and gives you a different taste.

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Preparation Time: 
15 Min
Cooking Time: 
15 min


Red Capsicum - 1
Green capsicum - 1
Mawa/ khoya - 50 grams
Milk - 1/2 cup
Sugar - to taste
Cardamom - 1 crushed
Ghee - 2-3 tablespoon
Wash and cut shimla mirch/ capsicum into half. Take the seeds out and then chop them finely.
Heat ghee in a pan on medium flame. When it melts completely, add the chopped capsicum and saute for about 2 mintues. Take them out on a plate.
In the same pan, add the crushed khoya, milk and cardamom and mix.
Check the sugar, and adjust as per your taste.
Cook on low heat till the required consistency is reached. Add capsicums and mix.
Serve hot.
You can use Milkmaid instead of Khoya to prepare this recipe.