Karachi halwa

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 100 g - cornflour
  • 100 g - ghee
  • 400 g - sugar
  • Few drops of rose water
  • 2 big tbsp - almonds, cut finely
  • 2 big tbsp - cashewnuts, cut finely
  • 1 small tsp - lime juice

How to Make Karachi halwa

  • Mix the cornflour in 3/4th cup of water and mix well.
  • Boil sugar in 1 cup of water.
  • Add the lime juice and mix well.
  • Lower the heat to medium.
  • Add little cornflour mixture and keep stirring.
  • When it boils, add some more cornflour mixture.
  • Keep this going till all the cornflour mixture has been used up.
  • Let the mixture thicken and cook till the mixture becomes sticky.
  • When the ghee is soaked, add some more ghee and mix.
  • Let it dry completely.
  • Add all the ghee in this manner.
  • Put 1 tbsp mixture on a plate.
  • If it does not stick, then remove from heat.
  • Add the rose water and shift it to a greased plate.
  • Decorate with the finely cut almonds and cashew nuts.
  • Cut into desired shapes.