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Monday, October 6, 2014

Bombay -Karachi Halwa- Desert

  • Bombay Halwa orKarachi halwa is a unique Sindhi halwa as compared to rest of the halwa's. It appears to have rubber like texture,Kids loves this this sweet -desert Easy to make with minimum ingredients .

  • Ingredients

    For Sugar Syrup:
    Sugar - 200 grams
    Lemon juice - 1 tsp
    Water -100 to 125 ml

    Other Part of Recipe
    Corn flour - 50 grams
    Water - 100 ml
    Ghee - 100 grams
    Food color - pinch
    Cardamom powder - pinch


    Take a bowl add sugar and water bring it to a boil, add lemon juice. 

    In a small bowl add water to corn flour mix well so that it doesn't form any lumps. 

    In a non stick pan add 1/2 table spoon ghee ,do not switch on the flame now ,add cornflour mixture to it and mix, now switch on the flame at very low and stir continuously.

    when the mixture is thinking switch of the flame and add sugar syrup little by little and keep mixing to avoid lumps .Repeat the same till syrup is completed. 

    Now switch on the flame and keep mixing , add ghee very slowly keep mixing repeatedly till the ghee is completed.

    Now add food color,cardamom powder cook till ghee is oozing out,now add broken cashew nuts mix well once it is done transfer it to a plate.

    Grease the plat with ghee and pore the mixture keep a side for 1hr and cut into small pieces. 

    Note :

    1) Please add the sugar juice after switch off the flame and sugar syrup to be added step by step.I.e add 1 spoon of sugar syrup ,then stir to mix it properly,then next spoon of sugar syrup,stir again ,repeat the process,this is to avoid lump formation 
    2)Add Ghee step by step by continously string 
    3)Grease the plate with ghee,then pour the mixture in plate.