Very popular sweetdish from Maharashtra.

Recipe by Meghna of

Also known as halwa it is a popular Marathi dessert.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 1 cup Puffed Rice
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Clarified Butter
  • 4 nos. Almonds
  • 8 nos. Raisins


  1. Heat ghee in a pan. Mix puffed rice ,fry it for 5 minutes till it becomes light brown.
  2. Add 2 cups boiling water to it and stir.
  3. Add raisins and steam it for 5 minutes.
  4. Add suger and steam for 5 minutes.
  5. Garnish it with chopped almonds.


archana - s

i m suprised to know that you being in Mumbai dont know sheera is made of what very surprising??


Sheera is a famous Maharashtrian dish which is made of Rava not puffed rice(Kurmura/Poha)