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Karachi Halwa Recipe

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Karachi Halwa
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Karachi halwa is a chewy Indian dessert loaded with the goodness of almonds, pistachios and other dry fruits.

Ingredients of Karachi Halwa

  • Water
  • 500 gm caster sugar
  • 115 gm arrowroot
  • 3-5 drops yellow food coloring
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • ghee as required
  • 60 gm almonds
  • 30 pistachios

How to Make Karachi Halwa

  1. Dissolve the sugar in 3 cups of water. Stir and boil for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain through a sieve lined with muslin cloth.
  3. Mix arrowroot powder with sugar syrup.
  4. Add 5 cups cold water to make a thin paste.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture turns into one lump-less lump.
  6. Add lime juice. Stir away.
  7. When the mixture sticks to the base of the pan, add 1 tbsp ghee.
  8. Repeat this step until the mixture becomes a lump again!
  9. Fold in the nuts. Pour into a greased pan. Smooth down with a greased spoon. Allow to cool.
  10. Cut into squares and serve. Store refrigerated for upto 4 days.
Nutritional Information
Calories 1011.6 Kcal
  • 202.2gCarbs
  • 22.1gFats
  • N/A Cholesterol
  • 6.2gProtein
  • N/AFiber
Calcium: 63.8 mgMagnesium: 74.6 mgPhosphorous: 148.6 mg

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