Sohan Halwa | How to make Sohan Halwa

By Munmun Mukherjee  |  18th Nov 2016  |  
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About Sohan Halwa Recipe

It's a dessert that is generally made of cornflour and is known as Bombay- Karachi Halwa or Sohan Halwa. I used custard powder to prepare it instead of cornflour.

Sohan Halwa is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Sohan Halwa by Munmun Mukherjee has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 5 people. You can find Sohan Halwa at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Sohan Halwa takes 5 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Sohan Halwa is a good option for you. The flavour of Sohan Halwa is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Sohan Halwa on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Sohan Halwa recipe on the page below.

Sohan Halwa

Ingredients to make Sohan Halwa

  • Custard powder (any flavour) - 1 cup (1 packet + some extra)
  • sugar - 1 and 1/2 to 2 cups depending on your taste
  • Chopped dry fruits of your choice- 2 tablespoons
  • ghee - 6 tablespoons
  • cardamom powder - As required
  • water - 2 cups

How to make Sohan Halwa

  1. Heat a non-stick wok and add the ghee. Then add the dry fruits and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Keep your flame medium, then add in the sugar and custard powder. Stir it continuously and mix it thoroughly.
  3. After the sugar and the custard powder is incorporated well, add in the water. Stir continuously so that no lumps are formed.
  4. Add the cardamom powder after a few minutes while stirring continuously till the oil is separated and the halwa turns transparent and glossy.
  5. Turn the flame off. Give a standing time of 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer the halwa either in a greased container or mould. (I used my square cake mould to set the halwa and allow it to cool completely.)
  7. Cut the halwa into pieces and garnish it with dry fruits before serving.

My Tip:

1. I used 2 tablespoons ghee with 4 tablespoons refined oil. 2. Sometimes I use rose water for an extra flavor.

Reviews for Sohan Halwa (1)

Andrea Srivastava2 years ago

Looks beautiful!

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