Corn Halwa Recipe - Makki Ka Halwa

A delicious and easy to make Halwa, Corn Halwa is everything you need after a simple meal on a weekday. You can also serve this Halwa guests when they come home to visit you.

Swathy Nandhini
Corn Halwa Recipe - Makki Ka Halwa
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Corn Halwa is a quick, delicious, melt in mouth sweet prepared with sweet corn. It is milk based halwa that has unique taste of sweet corn.

You can make this delicious and easy Halwa for special occasions or festivals. Or just make it when you are craving for something sweet and easy to make. 

Serve Corn Halwa/ Makki Ka Halwa as a dessert after a simple meal of Palak Dal, Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi and Phulka for a weekday meal.

If you like this Corn Halwa/ Makki Ka Halwa, you can also try other Halwa Recipes that you can make to satisfy your sweet cravings:

  1. Atte Ka Halwa Recipe
  2. Badam Halwa Recipe
  3. Beetroot Halwa Recipe

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 4 tablespoons Ghee
  • Saffron strands , a generous pinch
  • 2 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 10 Cashew nuts

How to make Corn Halwa Recipe - Makki Ka Halwa

  1. To begin making the Corn Halwa recipe, firstly boil or pressure cook sweet corn in 2 tablespoons of water for 2 whistles. Allow it to cool.

  2. Add the cooked corn kernels to mixer and grind into coarse paste adding a little water.

  3. Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the corn paste and saute well for 5 minutes until the colour changes to golden.

  4. Now add milk, sugar, saffron and crushed cardamom to it. Stir well and cook the Corn Halwa in medium flame until it becomes slightly thick.

  5. Add the remaining ghee and cook the Corn Halwa stirring continuously until the ghee gets absorbed and starts leaving sides of the pan. This will take about 6 to 8 minutes.

  6. Heat a tadka pan with ghee. Add the cashews and fry till they turn a little brown in colour.

  7. Add these cashews with ghee on the Corn Halwa and it is ready to be served.

  8. Serve Corn Halwa as a dessert after a simple meal of Palak DalSev Tamatar Ki Sabzi and Phulka for a weekday meal.