Mawa or khoya is nothing but reduced milk into solids. It is used in many Indian sweets and can be made at home. It is a bit time-consuming but worth the effort as you know what you are consuming.

Ingredients – 1-liter full-fat milk

Yield – 250 gms khoya

  • Take milk in a thick-bottomed broad pan and keep it for boiling on a medium flame.
  • Once the milk comes to a boil, turn the heat to low and keep boiling the milk, stirring and scraping the sides intermittently.
  • Once the milk has reduced considerably, keep an eye on it and keep stirring more frequently as it may stick to the bottom and burn.
  • It will take 45 mins to 1 hour to start to solidify and come together.
  • Your khoya is ready.


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