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Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa

Dedicated To Festival Season
Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa
Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
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About this Recipe

A perfect sweet for Festivals. Quick and easy to make.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 1 cup of custard powder. I have used vanilla flavour.
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 4 cups of water
  • 5 tsp of clarified butter.
  • 10-15 chopped cashew nuts.
  • A pinch of cardamom powder.
How to cook?
  1. In a non stick pan mix the custard powder, sugar and water. Remove all lumps.
  2. Cook on a high flame, stirring continuously, till it comes to a boil. Then put the flame on low, add the cashews, clarified butter and cardamom powder. Cook on a high flame, stirring continuously, till it comes to a boil.
  3. Then put the flame on low, add the cashews, clarified butter and cardamom powder.
  4. The mixture will start looking glossy and thick. Cook on low flame for 10 minutes till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. 
  5. Turn off the heat and remove it in a greased tray. Level it smooth. Make indents while its warm. 
  6. This can be stored in the fridge for 5-6 days and outside for about 2 -3 days.  This yields about 16 squares.
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Disha Goyal

Never knew that Karachi halwa was made from custard ...I am going to try this!

Disha Goyal