Bombay Karachi Halwa - By Vahchef @

Bombay / Karachi is a popular Indian sweet dish made with cornflour sweetened with sugar, ghee, flavoured with cardamom and garnished with nuts
Indian sweet

1 tsp cardamom pdr
1/2 cup cashewnuts
50 grams cornflour
100 grams Ghee
1 tsp lime juice
200 gram s sugar
125ml ml watar

Take a bowl add sugar and water bring it to a boil, add lemon juice.

In a small bowl add water to corn flour mix well so that it dosent form any lumps.

In a non stick pan add ghee do not switch on the flame now add cornflour mixture to it and mix, now switch on the flame very low.
when the mixture is thinking switch of the flame and add sugar surip little by little and keep mixing to avoid lumps repeat the same till suripe is completed.
Now switch on the flame and keep mixing now add ghee very slowly keep mixing repeat the same process till the ghee is completed.
Now add colour,cardamom powder cook till ghee is oozeing out,now add broken cashew nuts mix well once it is done transfer it to a plate.

Grease the plat with ghee and pore the mixture keep a side for 1hr and cut into small pices.

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Author Santhikiran Kankipati (1088 years ago)
nice easy to cook

Author Thilaka Mohan ( ago)
Is corn flour is yellow or white in colour? I have corn flour which is
yellow in colour .If I do halwa with that, it's good ?

Author vinay asrani ( ago)
incredible sir
i leave in south america
and here is so deficult to get this things
but u make it easy thanks

Author Maneesha Rajeshkumar ( ago)
its my favourite thanks nice

Author viji mahandran ( ago)
its very nice mouthwatering

Author anirudh roy ( ago)
excellent halwa mouthwatering

Author Nancy 1991 ( ago)
i like halwa . but what a flour use this halwa

Author Ravi Arora ( ago)
Sanjay, i used to avoid doing anything in the Kitchen, but ever since i
have seen your easy to cook recipes, i have become very active and have
made many dishes successfully.
all thanks to u, keep up the good work!

Author ruby slippers ( ago)
VahChef, a friend of mine is Indian and I wanted to surprise him with some
treats (thinking about maybe 3 different ones for tea). What would you
suggest for a nice look, and have memories of his childhood in India.
Thanks for your recipes

Author Himali Fonseka ( ago)
Wow i just had a bite of Halwa and was curious to know how it's made. So i
checked your video. Thank u. U have explained simply.

Author venkata kanduri ( ago)
Check out this video on YouTube: I don't 

Author Sega Mani (1582 years ago)

Author ever green songs ( ago)
super and thank u so much

Author Sarah Binte ( ago)
why does my halwa becomes clumped even after mixing sugar syrup??

Author sanzeeda sheela ( ago)
Wow!! It's really looking yummy... I will try it on coming shab e barat...

Author Nithya Premayananda ( ago)

Author pHaNi SB ( ago)
Superb dishes sir.. Every dish easy to prepare at home thanq..

Author ks rajput ( ago)
Check out this video on YouTube:

Author Mohammed Shaheek ( ago)
Super and ver.y tasty

Author Nuha fathima ( ago)

Author Moontaha ( ago)
This is amazing....thanks lot. I love all your recipes

Author Mdirfan khan12 ( ago)
Super excited to try this! I have always loved Karachi halwa but could
never find any good place in Edmonton to buy it. Now I can make it at home
with lots of almonds and cashews. Hopefully, it will turn out as good as
Chainaram's Karachi halwa. from saudi 

Author fizanafisa khan ( ago)
I love this halwa very good

Author zarina bagga ( ago)
sir what ghee do you use pure or vanaspati

Author Rohan Pathak ( ago)

Author Suman Raja ( ago)
My God, I tried first time and it was so good, amazing!!!
Thanks a lot for explaining so nicely this unheard recipe. 

Author Sreenidhi Murthy ( ago)
can maida be used instead?

Author vishal sivakumar ( ago)
Will this be like the original Bombay Karachi halwa

Author shemayla khan (66 years ago)
how to measure 100 ml and grams in kitchen quite difficult. what to do????

Author david bhinder ( ago)
Sir, you mean cornflour is cornstrach. That's the only thing is little
confusing for me. Please let me know. It looks really good.

Author rajoo50 ( ago)
Thank you. Very clearly explained.

Author Dinesh Kumar ( ago)
It is easy and ossam

Author Aditi Parikh ( ago)
Hey there,thankyou so much for this quick and easy recipe. I do have one
question thought, is corn flour same thing as corn starch?? OR Corn flour=
cornmeal ??

Author Shivani Sherman ( ago)
Super excited to try this! I have always loved Karachi halwa but could
never find any good place in Edmonton to buy it. Now I can make it at home
with lots of almonds and cashews. Hopefully, it will turn out as good as
Chainaram's Karachi halwa from Chandni Chownk in Delhi. Nom nom!

Author Shuchi Tasnuva ( ago)
It's really an awesome halwa.......................I must try it at home

Author Sathyanarayanan P ( ago)
I am going to give a try on this today, yesterday I tried Gobi Muttor which
came out very well, thanks for posting it ji.

Author Shanjida Hoque (Koyna) ( ago)

Author Supriya Mehra ( ago)
Superb (y)

Author Anand kumar m Gupta ( ago)

Author Bella Patel (1319 years ago)
Hello Chef,
Q's for you.
Is that corn flour or corn starch ?, To me - looks like it's corn
Am i able to use pateto starch or sabudana powder instead of corn
flour/starch ?
Pls. let me know. Thank you in advance for sharing every time.

Author Prathap Gangiredla ( ago)
Super hot, excellent making. Thank you.

Author Manoj Kumar ( ago)

Author mehul42 ( ago)
Thanks for posting this recipe. I will make it sometime.

Author Radhakrishnan Rajan ( ago)
your performance is very sweeter than the halwa. Thank u.

Author mahesh b (myfolsom) (1693 years ago)
Great recipe as always. Thank you chef. 

Author Soumya Rao ( ago)
Awesome!!! Surely going to try this and impress my mamagaru :-)

Author pramod telang ( ago)
Very beautifully shown. Thanks a lot. It is my one of the favorite sweet. I
shall definitely try. Thanks a lot. 

Author Jasvinder Manak ( ago)
Many thanks I will try n call U 4 taste.

Author Krish Kothari ( ago)

Author Bhupinder Kaur ( ago)
I SAY ONLY ..VAHCHEF..............VAH.......VAH.

Author Sowmiya Prakash ( ago)
haha i am gona cook it now though i have guest tomorrow im so eager :)

Author Zakia No ( ago)

Author Maria Lolita ( ago)
Could you make a video about how to make Sona halwa please? It's soo yummy!

Author billyblooboy ( ago)
People from India are so nice ,i love the food would love to go to India
some day .We have big Indian communities in the Uk and its great eating the
food they make,so traditional for a lot of families not just the Indian
communities .Nice people nice food.

Author Marek Tańczy ( ago)

Author Geetha Subhas (246 years ago)
Thank you for posting this simple and sweet recipe. 

Author innduz ( ago)
sound very less

Author neptuniumforest ( ago)
whenever i hear vahrehvah i always think you're saying ¨WHATEVER¨ in an
indian accent

Author saravanan raja ( ago)

Author harbhinder singh ( ago)

Author Sivaram Rm ( ago)
You are best..

Author Prajakta Menon ( ago)
Hello vahchef, I tried ur recipe.the halwa doesnt turn transparent. What
should I do?

Author Usha Pillai ( ago)
Can corn flour be substituted with tapioca powder or arrow-root powder?

Author indira devi ( ago)
This varevah is a real gift to all food lovers

Author rosario suresh ( ago)
i. like this halwa very nice may god bless u

Author Sara Maz ( ago)
Hi chef i have a question about an agredient : what s a gui the last one
you put thx

Author V BP ( ago)
wah ee wah

Author Shaikh Shama ( ago)
how much time it will take to get done with bread pudding in microwave?

Author Pinky Jain ( ago)
Very Gud video

Author Mariya Joseph ( ago)
Thanks. I always wondered how this halwa is made. Today I came to know
through you. Thanks for sharing. Surely I will try it out. God bless you.

Author bushra zaman ( ago)

Author Shirin Joorawon ( ago)
I made the mysore halwa according to your method and!!!! IT WAS
YUMMYLICIOUS!!! Thank you Vah chef for making all your recipes so simple
and easy. Now I gotta try this Bombay halwa as my daughter loves it.

Author Tabassum Omar ( ago)
Thank you so much for the recipe, mine turned out so delicious!

Author Rakesh Kumar ( ago)
Every time u give measurements in gms or ml, please share the measurement
by cups. Its easy for us to do at home when we don't have weighing machine.

Author Rajesh Pothini ( ago)
thanks vahchef

Author Pamela Murzello ( ago)
Hi, Thank u so much for this easy and simple to follow recipe. Can u let
me know how to make microwave Guava Cheese.

Author Sridha dv ( ago)
Thank you*100,00,00,00,00,00,00,000

Author Nataraj Mani ( ago)
Thanks.I tried it and comes out good.

Author nuff sed ( ago)
thank you again good vid

Author Rajeev Sharma ( ago)
Thank you Sir, Can we add any essence to this??

Author siddhita ( ago)
I want to know if we can make it with sugar free if yes what would be the
measurements coz the spoon for sugar free is tiny whole family has diabetes so I need sugar free sweets for them

Author Good luck “Nakuru” cool ( ago)
Thanks! I made it this morning and it turned out to be the best dish and it
was great. Thanks once again. cheers!

Author Sandhya Rajan ( ago)
Superb way of showing Karachi or Bombay Halwa thanks a lot VahChef . i
will definately try this sweet.

Author Sweety Tweety ( ago)
Timorrow I will try this recipe... thank u me tell the result after

Author poonam puri ( ago)

Author Raghu Sai Kasyap ( ago)
thank u..

Author Sajeev Kumar ( ago)

Author Selvan Raj ( ago)
Thanks VahChef! :)

can we do with riceflour

Author Zulmai Khan ( ago)
Actually your attitude add more flavour to all your presentation.

Author Sujata Sharma ( ago)
Thank you so much Vah Chef for all your cooking expertise in making
delicious dishes yet in the simplest of ways. We have tried and made a
number of your recipes, they really turn out to be very tasty. Really
appreciate your effort and enthusiasm in inspiring others to cook. Thank
you so much :)

Author Bhavya Gowda ( ago)
wow chef superb... yummy

Author naazbd ( ago)
Thank you vahchef G. your recipe will help me lots. we Bangladeshi people
also like this halwa . We call it * Nesesta halwa * and I use suji;s
water.. Now I've got to know cornflower's halwa is better and easy making
and it may tasty than suji;s halwa. :)

Author KRR Kayarar ( ago)
Thanks a lot Sanjay ... it is a favorite dish of mine ... gonna try this
out ...

Author Flavours ! ( ago)

Author Doug G ( ago)
We still call it Peaking Duck NOT Beijing Duck.

Author graciana sarkar dulari ( ago)
its yummy

Author Ishrat Jabin ( ago)
Wow! I can smell it now. Its my fvrt sweet. Thanku so much chef to make it
so easy to us.

Author Raghu Raman ( ago)
i like it so simple keep it up sanjay

Thank u very much I shall try Bombay Karachi Halwa

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