Definition of halwa in English:

halwa

Syllabification: hal·wa
Pronunciation: /ˈhälwä
 
/
(also halwah)

noun

A sweet Indian dish consisting of carrots or semolina boiled with milk, almonds, sugar, butter, and cardamom.
More example sentences
  • Two desserts were available: malai kulfi and carrot halwa.
  • They also liked rasam and Indian sweets and did full justice to items like carrot halwa.
  • Hence an attempt was made to use tender coconuts and kernels in desserts such as ice cream, kheer, fruit salad, pudding and halwa.

Origin

from Arabic, literally 'sweetmeat'.

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