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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Bombay Karachi Halwa

Ingredients
Sugar-100 gms
Water-1/4 cup
Corn starch-1/8 cup(Heaped)
(diluted with little water)
Ghee-1/4 cup
Cardamom powder-1/2tsp
Chopped nuts-1tbsp
(cashew nuts,pista & melon seeds)
Yellow food colour-a pinch
Lime juice-1/2tsp
Method
Mix sugar,food colour,cardamom powder,lime juice & water.Give a boil & keep it aside.Heat a non stick pan add 2tsp of ghee & diluted cornstarch & mix in a low flame till it becomes slightly thick.Switch off the flame add hot sugar syrup little by little & mix it well till no lumps are formed.Now lit the stove & add remaining sugar syrup & nuts, keep mixing in medium or low flame .Once it starts thickening slowly keep adding the ghee, mix till it leaves the sides of the pan.Pour it on a plate.Cool & cut it.
Note:Pl. follow the method carefully otherwise your halwa will form lumps.Use low or medium cooking.This is the minimum measurement used to get at least 8 pieces.

Thanks Vahrehvah Chef but I made slight changes from your recipe.

12 comments:

  1. Tasty Halwa, takes me to halwa shops of bombay. So many colourful halwas

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  2. Halwa super and nice decoration again.

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  3. I love this halwa,nice looking halwa

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  4. What a Creativity Presentation ...very nice .

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  5. Love the close up shot, very alluring.

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  6. All the best to you too Sailu and thanks for the comment.

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  7. I love this halva, thx for sharing the recipe...

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  8. I was not able to cut the halwa into cubes where do you think i went wrong
    Thanks!!!

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