Bombay Karachi Halwa-Corn Flour Halwa
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Ingredients
  • ¾th Cup+2 tbsp =200gms Sugar
  • ½ Cup=50 gms Corn Flour
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Melon Seeds
  • 1 tbsp=5-6 Cashew Nuts
  • Water
  • Few drops of Green Food Color
  • Clarified Butter
Instructions
  1. Take a Microwave Safe Bowl (MWS), and put Sugar. Add 150ml=1/2 CUp+2 tbsp Water. Add Lime Juice and mix well. Microwave on High for 6 mins.
  2. a) Mode: Microwave b) Power: 900W (High) c) Time: 6 mins d) Press Start. Cook uncovered
  3. While Sugar gets melted, let's make a smooth corn-flour batter. We have taken ½ Cup Corn Flour. So we will take ½ Cup water. Whisk the batter until we get rid of all the lumps
  4. After 6 mins, remove melted Sugar. Now, add Corn Flour batter. Corn Flour gets settled at the bottom, so stir it well before adding. Mix well. Cook on High heat for 3 mins
  5. a) Mode: Microwave b) Power: 900W (High) c) Time: 3 mins d) Press Start. Cook uncovered
  6. After 3 mins, corn flour mixture looks transparent and jelly like. Add 3-4 drops of green food color. You can add food color of your choice-raspberry red, orange, golden yellow.
  7. Add 1 tbsp Clarified Butter. Ghee is an essential ingredient in this Halwa. Reducing the quantity of Clarified butter will make the Halwa dry and mix well.
  8. a) Mode: Microwave b) Power: 900W (High) c) Time: 3 mins d) Press Start. Cook uncovered
  9. After 3 mins, remove the bowl and stir. Add Melon Seeds, chopped Cashewnuts and Cardamom Powder. Add 1 tbsp Clarified Butter and mix well.
  10. Addition of Clarified Butter gives a wonderful glaze to this Halwa. Mix well and microwave on high for 3 mins
  11. a) Mode: Microwave b) Power: 900W (High) c) Time: 3 mins d) Press Start. Cook uncovered
  12. Remove after 3 mins and stir well. Halwa has become smooth and transparent.
  13. Take a large glass tray and grease it with clarified butter. Put Halwa in this tray. With a spatula, flatten Halwa and give it square shape. Let it rest for 30 mins at room temperature.
  14. Unmold from tray. Cut into squares
  15. Bombay Karachi Halwa is ready.
Recipe by Kali Mirch - by Smita at https://kalimirchbysmita.com/bombay-karachi-halwa-microwave/