Karachi halwa

Karachi halwa
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Karachi halwa is also known as bombay halwa. This halwa is made of corn flour and sugar. It is really easy to prepare.

It is having a soft texture and it is very delicate. Any color can be added to this halwa.

So it looks really yummy. Now lets see how to prepare karachi halwa from home.

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karachi halwa

Karachi halwa

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert, Sweet
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Peoples


  • 1 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Corn flour
  • 1 Tsp Food color
  • 3 Tbsp Ghee
  • 4 Drops Lemon juice
  • Almonds To garnish


  • In a pan add sugar and one cup water and bring to boil.
  • In a bowl mix the corn flour and remaining water.
  • When sugar syrup started boiling switch the flame to low.
  • Pour the corn flour mix to it and stir continuously for 5 minutes.
  • To this add 1 tbsp ghee, mix well.
  • Again add 1 tbsp ghee and mix well.
  • Finally add 1 tbsp ghee for the third time and mix well.
  • Then add lemon juice and food color and mix well.
  • Keep stirring it continuously for 5-10 minutes or till get thickened.
  • Pour this thickened halwa to a tray and garnish with chopped almonds.
  • Let it cool for 1-2 hours. Cut into slices and serve.