- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Serving: 3 People
- Calories: 1001 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 140.33 g
- Cholesterol Content: 92 mg
- Fat Content: 48.42 g
- Fiber Content: 23.3 g
- Protein Content: 16.88 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 23.667 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 323 mg
- Sugar Content: 2.17 g
- Trans Fat Content: 1.396 g
This divine sweet is also very famous as Karachi halwa and Bombay Karachi halwa. It is a popular sweet from North India. This usually made during the celebration of Diwali festival. It is not that complicated to make and no need to practice for the perfect recipe. It is made with corn flour, sugar, water, and some nuts with it. Let’s quickly take a look for the recipe.
Ingredients of Cornflour Halwa Recipe
- Corn flour - ½ Cup
- Sugar - 1 ½ Cups
- Water - 2 ½ Cups
- Ghee - 3 Tablespoons
- A pinch of food color
- Cardamom powder - ¼ Teaspoon
- Chopped nuts (cashew & almond) - 3 Tablespoons
How to Make Cornflour Halwa
Step 1: In a bowl, add corn flour, 1 ½ cup of water and food color. Mix them well so that no lumps remain. Set aside.
Step 2: Grease a plate with a few drops of ghee and set aside.
Step 3: Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a skillet. Once the ghee is heated fry chopped nuts until golden. Drain them.
Step 4: In the same pan, add sugar and remaining water and stir it until sugar completely dissolved.
Step 5: Once it starts boiling slowly pour the prepared mixture of corn flour and keep stirring.
Step 6: Over MEDIUM heat stir this mixture well until it transformed into little thick jelly. It will take 4-5 minutes.
Step 7: Keep stirring it for another 2-3 minutes, once thickened and color turns dark add ghee and cooks it for another 2 minutes.
Step 8: When the halwa starts to leave the pan at this stage add roasted nuts and cardamom powder. Mix everything well and switch off the flame.
Step 9: Transfer this mixture into the greased plate and spread it gently. Allow it to cool.
Step 10: Once it cools completely cut it into the desired shape and serve.