Monday, March 4, 2013

Omani Halwa - 3 with Bread Sandwich

Halwa is a fundamental part of daily life in Oman, often served at special occasions like weddings, funerals, or other social gatherings. It is the standard food when greeting guests, regardless of class or social distinction, along with bread Arabic coffee, which is known as qahwa.


Corn Flour - 50 gram

Water – 100 ml

Brown sugar – 100 gram

Roasted Soji (rava) - 1 tbspn

egg - 1/2 of 1 (optional)

Water – 100ml

Saffron – 1 tbspn

Cardamom pwd – 1 tbspn

Rose water – 1 tspn

Cashew nuts – 50 gram

Pista flakes – few

Salt – pinch

Butter – 50 gram

Ghee – 1 tbspn


In a wide nonstick pan heat the ghee and fry the cashew nuts keep aside.

In the same pan, boil the water along with brown sugar and cardamom powder. Boil for 5 to 10 minutes.

In a bowl of 100 ml water, add flour mix well and add it to sugar syrup stir continuously without any lumps.

Add butter ,saffron , cardamom powder , sprinkle the soji and stir continuously.

finally add fried cashew and pista Flakes. Omani halwa is ready to serve.

Omani Halwa with bread Sandwich

Slightly Butter fried bread slices - 12 nos

Prepared Omani Halwa

Serving suggestions: Slightly Butter fried bread or bun with Omani halwa or With Biriyani.
Usually we have this halwa (beet rooot,carrot , pumpkin)  with bread or roti. we can give this type of halwa to children they love to eat.

Omani Halwa - 1

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  1. very new combo for me halwa with bread :) looks yumm

  2. Just wow,wish i get few squares,yummy halwa.

  3. i love omani halwa... everytime i go for carnivals, i make sure i buy a big box and come home... now i'l definitely try it at home... :)

  4. Lovely halwa, mouthwatering. Would like to bike few squares now..

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  5. Omani halwa looks wonderful.... :-)

  6. something new to try. do visit my space too.

  7. Nice presentation,mouth watering here..

  8. Thanks for sending this lovely recipe to lets cpok for kids event. It looks delicious.

  9. looks delicious....
    thanks for sharing with the event...

  10. this one is new to me!!! Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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  11. I think I have had this before.. Not sure, but it looks good. Thnx for linking., can you please add the logo too. Thnx a bunch

  12. First time here, interesting halwa! Food event and giveaway at mt blog:

  13. I bought home somthing similar to this from Dubai and my family loved it! I am so glad that i can try to make it at home now. Thanks for linking it to my event.


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