Bombay Halwa

By Abhilasha Gupta  |  19th Oct 2017  |  
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About Bombay Halwa Recipe

Karachi halwa is basically a chewy subcontinent desert prepared with corn flour, sugar, ghee and flavoured with cardamom and dry nuts. A popular and easy sweet recipe prepared especially during indian festivals like Diwali and Navratri. Karachi halwa could be easily shared with friends and family because of longer shelf life compared to other indian desserts. I have always been huge fan of halwa recipes. I still remember during my school days, as i use to buy this halwa in a local bakery for one rupee. Moreover, it was sold with variety of colours including lemon yellow, orange and red colour. I always belived it was an plant extract and never knew it was prepared from corn flour.

Karachi halwa is a delicious and yummilicious dish which is one of the popular dish of world. Karachi halwa is an easy yet mouthwatering recipe for you to enjoy. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style Karachi halwa is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home. The preparation time of this recipe is 10 minute and it takes 30 minute to cook it properly. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Karachi halwa. It is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Karachi halwa is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of health benefiting nutrients. It is a perfect dish to prepare for the beginners. Cooking Karachi halwa is an art and while preparing this dish you can feel the aroma of this delicious Karachi halwa. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this hotel style Karachi halwa at your home.

Bombay Halwa

Ingredients to make Bombay Halwa

  • Corn flour 1 /2 cup
  • water1 1/2 cup
  • Other ingredients..
  • sugar 1 1/4 cup
  • water 1 Cup
  • lemon juice 1 teaspoon
  • ghee 5 tablespoon
  • almonds, chopped for garnish 5
  • cardamom powder 1 /4 teaspoon
  • Few drops of yellow food colour / colour of your choice
  • almonds chopped 10

How to make Bombay Halwa

  1. Add 1.5 cups water into 1/2 Cup cornflour
  2. Mix into a smooth batter, Set aside
  3. Boil 1- 1/4 cups sugar and 1 Cup water
  4. Pour the cornflour batter Into the boiling sugar syrup
  5. Stir till thick, add 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  6. Mix in 2 tablespoon ghee
  7. Add 1 teaspoon yellow food Colour
  8. Add 1/4 teaspoon cardamom Powder
  9. Add 10 almonds, cook for 2-3 Minutes
  10. Transfer mix to a greased Tin, sprinkle shredded Almonds, set for 2 hours
  11. Cut into squares, serve

Reviews for Bombay Halwa (1)

Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

simply awesome!
Abhilasha Gupta
3 years ago
thnq so much

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