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Karachi Halwa Recipe
How to make Karachi Halwa
Karachi halwa is a chewy Indian dessert loaded with the goodness of almonds, pistachios and other dry fruits.
- Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
- Prep Time 15 mins
- Cook Time1 hr
- Recipe Servings3
Ingredients of Karachi Halwa
- 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
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Dissolve the sugar in 3 cups of water. Stir and boil for 5 minutes.
Strain through a sieve lined with muslin cloth.
Mix arrowroot powder with sugar syrup.
Add 5 cups cold water to make a thin paste.
Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture turns into one lump-less lump.
Add lime juice. Stir away.
When the mixture sticks to the base of the pan, add 1 tbsp ghee.
Repeat this step until the mixture becomes a lump again!
Fold in the nuts. Pour into a greased pan. Smooth down with a greased spoon. Allow to cool.
Cut into squares and serve. Store refrigerated for upto 4 days.