Bombay Halwa Recipe

Bombay Halwa Recipe
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Bombay Halwa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Bombay Halwa by following this easy recipe.
Bombay Halwa Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 90 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 1.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 1/3 cup Sago
  • 1/3 cup plain Flour
  • 2/3 cup Corn Flour
  • 4 cups Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1 cup crushed assorted Nuts (cashews, pistachios, almonds, and peanuts)
  • Foods colors (green, yellow, orange, or red)
How to make Bombay Halwa:
  • Soak sago in 2 cups water overnight.
  • Combine plain flour and corn flour. Soak overnight in 2 cups water.
  • Make a thick syrup from 1½ cups water and sugar, boiling and stirring on medium heat.
  • Add lemon juice and stir.
  • Combine sago with flour mixture and pour into a non-sticky pan on low heat.
  • Add 1 tsp ghee, alternating with 1 tsp syrup, to the flour mix, until both the ingredients remain half of their actual volume.
  • Add a pinch of color and cardamom powder, stirring constantly.
  • Add the remaining ghee and syrup in the same manner, stirring after each addition.
  • Add nuts and mix well.
  • Simmer until the mixture turns translucent and starts leaving the pan.
  • Butter a deep platter and pour the mixture in it and cool to room temperature.
  • After 1 hour, cut the halwa in squares.
  • This yummy delight is ready to be served.