Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa

Karachi Halwa Or The Custard Halwa - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
A perfect sweet for Festivals. Quick and easy to make.
5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time7 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time27 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Custard Powder of i have used vanilla flavour
  • 2 cup Sugar
  • 4 cup Water
  • 5 tsp Clarified Butter
  • 10-15 cashews chopped
  • 1 pinch 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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Disha Goyal
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