How to make mawa in microwave

Mawa‘ or ‘khoya‘ is a critical ingredient in many Indian sweets like ‘peda’,’barfi’,’halwa’,’mawa modak’,’gujiya’,’kofta’,’mohanthal’,’laddoo’.Usually you can get it easily in local dairy nearby.However these days you can never say about the purity.

Advantages of making mawa at home

Easy and convenient.

You know about the purity.

You do not need to rush to market for getting mawa.

Also,if you stay in a place, where it is not easily available,you do not have to despair.


The traditional method of making ‘mawa‘ is quite time taking. However, making in microwave is convenient.You only need some ghee,milk powder and cream.You just need 5 minutes to make this filling in the below method.This helps you prepare lot many sweets in shorter time.


Scroll below to learn how to make mawa in microwave

How to make mawa in microwave
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How to make mawa in microwave


  • 2 cup sweetened milk powder(if unsweetened, 1-1/2 cup milk powder +1/2 cup sugar)
  • 2 tsp ghee or clarified butter
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp full fat milk cream


  1. Mix all the ingredients
  2. Microwave for 2 minutes and mix well.
  3. If you find it tough, add 1 tbsp cream when its still hot.

Note: If you like it sweeter add 1-2 tsp of sugar as per your taste.


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