Halva is a dense confection based either in grain flours such as semolina, or nut butters such as tahini.

Health considerations

Halva is high in sugar and fat regardless of whether it is based in grains or nuts.

Keep in mind

Halva may contain allergenic nuts or seeds.


Cooking with Kurma

Alternative Spellings and Names

Halawa, alva, haleweh, halava, helava, helva, halwa, halua, aluva, chalva

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