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Chilakada Dumpa Halwa | How to make Sweet Potato Halwa

Chilakada Dumpa Halwa is a delicious halwa made with Sweet Potato. While sweet potato is sweet on its own, making it into a halwa gives you a sinful dessert to enjoy!
Course Sweets
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Halwa 101
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Festival Meal
By Diet Vegetarian
Dish Type Festival Sweets
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Sweet Potato
  • 2 to 3 tsp Sugar
  • 4 to 5 tsp Ghee
  • 1/ 4 cup Milk
  • Handful Mixed Nuts


  • Wash and boil the sweet potato for 3 whistles or until boiled soft.
  • Drain and let it cool down. Peel the skin and mash well to a paste.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with ghee, roast the mixed nuts and then add the mashed potato.
  • Saute well until the paste is nicely cooked, takes about 5 to 7 mins.
  • Add milk and cook for another 2 mins.
  • The halwa is ready.
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