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Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa

Recipe by Disha Goyal
5 from 3 votes
Served As Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
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A perfect sweet for Festivals. Quick and easy to make.
Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Cuisine Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of custard powder. I have used vanilla flavour.
  • 2 cup of sugar
  • 4 cup of water
  • 5 tsp of clarified butter.
  • 10-15 chopped cashew nuts.
  • A pinch of cardamom powder.
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Instructions
 

  • In a non stick pan mix the custard powder, sugar and water. Remove all lumps.
  • 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.
  • Then put the flame on low, add the cashews, clarified butter and cardamom powder.
  • The mixture will start looking glossy and thick. Cook on low flame for 10 minutes till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. 
  • Turn off the heat and remove it in a greased tray. Level it smooth. Make indents while its warm. 
  • 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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