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Bombay Ice Halwa

Pallavi Purani
10 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Bombay Ice Halwa RECIPE

the beauty of this dish is in simplicity of the ingredients.

Recipe Tags

  • Festive Fun
  • Veg
  • Hard
  • Festive
  • Maharashtra
  • Whisking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/4 cup sifted cornflour
  2. 2 cup whole milk
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. finely chopped nut of your choice
  5. 1/2 tsp rose essence
  6. 2-3 drops of pink food colour
  7. 2 tsp ghee for the end
  8. 1/4 cup ghee


  1. in a heavy bottom pan, add the cornflour, milk, ghee and sugar. mix once
  2. turn the flame to medium low and stir with a whisk until it comes to a boil.
  3. add the colour and essence
  4. nor pay attention and switch to spatula. mix continuously as the mix can stick to the bottom, sides and also form lumps.
  5. once it starts leaving sides, add half the nuts.
  6. add the ghee and mix until the mix turns into a dough like consistency
  7. remove from the pan onto a butter paper. add another sheet on top and roll it thin using a rolling pin
  8. roll it as evenly as possible. add the remaining nuts on top and roll again lightly.
  9. let it cool for 3-4 hours. cut squares and let it be on the sheet
  10. flip the side to let it dry on the other side. this will take about 24-36 hours to turn in ice form. slight crust on both sides will form.
  11. once done, store lined with butter paper in an airtight box.

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Dipika Modi
Dipika Modi   Nov-01-2016

special Bombay Halwa

Annam Shri
Annam Shri   Nov-01-2016

wow iced halwa, really interesting '

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