Karachi Bombay Corn Flour Halwa

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Karachi/Bombay halwa is a tasty and easy Indian festival sweet dish prepared during Diwali, Holi, Ramadan/ Ramzan with cornflour/starch, ghee, sugar, nuts, and cardamom powder

Bombay / Karachi Corn Flour Halwa

YIELD

12 Pieces

TYPE

Sweets

TIME

25 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a bowl, add 1 cup of cornflour, 1¼ cup of water, and dilute them without any lumps. Reserve the solution for later use

STEP

2

In a pan with medium heat, add 1 cup of sugar and ½ cup of water and mix until the sugar dissolves

STEP

3

Allow the mixture to boil for 2 to 3 minutes or until the syrup turns sticky(we need not require any string consistency for this particular recipe)

STEP

4

Once the sugar syrup turns sticky, mix in the cornflour water and stir continuously

STEP

5

Once the cornflour starts to thicken, add in the lime juice and mix well again

STEP

6

Add 2 tsp of ghee in batches and stir continuously until the mixture thickens

STEP

7

Add in the food color, chopped nuts, cardamom powder and mix well to combine

STEP

8

Once the cornflour mixture starts to turn glossy, add the remaining 2 tsp of ghee and stir for another 2 to 3 minutes

STEP

9

Remove the mixture from the heat and transfer it to a ghee greased glass or aluminum rectangle tray. Pat the mixture to flat and rest it for 10 to 15 minutes

STEP

10

Demould the Karachi halwa mixture from the tray and cut it into pieces. Now the Bombay/Karachi Halwa is ready for you to taste and enjoy

STEP

11

Serve this delicious Bombay Karachi/corn flour halwa for any special occasion like Diwali, Ramadan, Christmas, or as a sweet dish for regular day craving