Bombay Halwa | Corn Flour Halwa | Karachi Halwa

Bombay halwa | Cornflour halwa | Karachi halwa 

Bombay Halwa / Corn Flour Halwa/ Karachi Halwa

Bombay halwa or Karachi halwa or cornflour halwa is a delicious melt in the mouth halwa variety that is very easy to make for any occasion. Even beginners can make this halwa with ease. Check out how to make this traditional Bombay halwa or cornflour halwa or Karachi halwa recipe below with step by step pictures.


Corn flour -1/2 cup
Sugar -1 cup
Lemon juice-1 tsp
Red food colour a pinch
Ghee -1/2 cup
Cashews and almonds few chopped


👉Dissolve the corn flour in water and whisk well without any lumps then add red food colour to it mix well.

👉Heat a non stick  kadai dissolve the sugar in 1/2 cup water and bring it to boil.
👉Add lemon juice to the sugar syrup( to prevent crystallization of sugar).

👉Next add the cornflour and 1 tbsp ghee mix everything well.

👉Keep cooking by continuously stirring and adding ghee at regular intervals.
👉The halwa will form a mass and leave the sides of the kadai,becomes glossy and ghee oozes out.Now add the chopped cashews and almonds,mix well. 

👉To check if halwa is done take a small piece of halwa and roll it into a soft ball if it holds the shape then halwa is ready.
👉Transfer the halwa to a plate with rim and flatten it a bit.

👉Allow it to cool,then cut into square shapes.

Preparation Time -30 mins 

Yeild-12-15 pieces

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