Halva, a traditional sweet found in the Middle East, Greece and Israel, is typically made with a mix of either
honey and sesame seeds or sesame seed paste and sugar.
Although the sesame seeds provide some essential minerals, Its a candy, so it isn’t particularly healthy due to
its high sugar content.
Its has also been linked to outbreaks of salmonella.
It is also popular in Central and South Asia, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, Malta, North Africa
and the Horn of Africa.
Its can be kept at room temperature during non-summer months with little risk of spoilage.
Sesame halva is popular in the Balkans, Poland, Middle East, and other areas surrounding the Mediterranean
Sea. The primary ingredients in this confection are sesame butter or paste (tahini), and sugar, glucose or
honey. Soapwort , egg white, or marshmallow root are
added in some recipes to stabilize the oils in the mixture or create a distinctive texture for the resulting
Other ingredients and flavorings, such as pistachio nuts, cocoa powder, orange juice, vanilla or chocolate are
often added to the basic tahini and sugar base.
Is halva good for health?
ArdeHalva is a very nutritious products for use in breakfast and other meals.
How do you eat tahini halva?
You can also take halva out of the package, put it on the dish, cut into smaller pieces and eat using fingers, a
fork or a spoon. The same should be done with a cut-off piece of halva. Put it on the dish, cut or mash and
enjoy eating. Add whatever you wish – seeds, dried fruit, ice-cream, chocolate.