Halvas or Halouvas is a popular Cypriot sweet especially during the fasting period.

There are many ways to prepare a variety of Halouva forms however the most popular is the method made in a pot.

The ingredients include semolina, almonds, syrup, cinnamon, cloves and rosewater.

The sweet is served either warm in a bowl or the most usual way, in a circular jelly mould which

is then turned over in a plate and cut into pieces.

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