Maida – 1 cup
Sugar – 1 1/4 cup
Ghee or Vanaspathi – 1/4 cup
Rose essence – few drops
Kesar yellow colour – little
Cashew nuts – as required

1. Mix maida with 2 cups of water.
2. Prepare a thin batter.
3. Add 1/2 cup of water to sugar and heat in a heavy vessel till one string consistency is reached.
4. Pour maida batter,  yellow colour in the syrup and keep stirring constantly till it becomes transparent.
5. When it sticks to the vessel, add ghee little by little.
6. When the karachi halwa leaves the sides of the vessel and gets a shine, pour it on a greased tray.
7. Decorate with fried cashewnuts.
8. Cut into pieces after 10 minutes.

Karachi Halwa written by Sakunthala Venkatakrishnan average rating 3/5 - 3 user ratings
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3 thoughts on “Karachi Halwa

  1. yelukuru sujatha said on March 24, 2010 at 4:13 am

    good one

  2. Rox said on April 30, 2009 at 7:25 am

    haven’t made this yet but when do you add the food colouring?

  3. Indian recipe said on February 3, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    The recipe states that to the 3 cups sugar syrup add the arrowroot powder and then add 5 cups of water to make paste and then again add teh sugar syrup??

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