Karachi Halwa Recipe is an exotic, popular and delicious dessert that is loved by all age group people. It is a much-loved Indian desert, Pakistani dessert and tasty treat of special occasions like Diwali, Dashera, Eid and any other parties. This cornflour halwa is very easy to make, a sweet made with corn flour, sugar, ghee, and water.

Many people also named this as Bombay Karachi halwa, it is available on all the sweet shops of India, Pakistan and many sweet shops all over the world. This Karachi Halwa is also available for sale on Amazon. I am sure many of you have enjoyed this delicious dessert. Now you can make Karachi Halwa recipe flavored with cardamom and garnish with pistachio or almond or any other dry fruits.




Karachi Halwa Recipe | Bombay Karachi Halwa Recipe

Cornflour, 2 cups

Caster sugar, 5 to 6 cups

Water, 2 liters

Cardamom Powder / elachi powder, ¼ tsp

Edible food Coloring, 4-5 drops

Ghee, as required

Pistachios, crushed, fried, 1 tbsp, to garnish

Almonds, crushed, fried, 1 tbsp, to garnish


Preparation Method:

Karachi Halwa Recipe | Bombay Karachi Halwa Recipe

In a large mixing bowl, mix corn flour with water without forming any lumps. Add another ½ cup and continue to mix and keep a sid.

Take a large non-stick pan and pour 2 cups of water and add caster sugar in it. Mix well and bring to a boil on medium heat.

Pour in cornflour mixture into the boiling sugar syrup; keep stirring continuously on low flame.

Keep stirring until the mixture thickens completely.

Now add 1 tbsp ghee and mix well until ghee is absorbed.

Add another tablespoon of ghee and continue to mix until it turns glossy. After sometimes, the mixture will start releasing from sides and turning silky and transparent.

Now add food color and cardamom powder.

Keep continuing to stir until the mixture will start to form a lump.

Shift the mixture into a greased tray and spoon down with a spoon. Allow some time to cool.

Sprinkle some chopped pistachio and almonds and rest for an hour.

Cut into a square shape or desired shape and serve.

You can store Karachi Halwa or Bombay Karachi Halwa in the refrigerator for 4 days.


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