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An unique halwa recipe, the Bombay halwa is prepared from sokaed sago or sabudaana, sugar and maida and then served hot garnished with cardamom powder.
- Wash & soak sago in 2 cups of water for 8 hrs & liquidise.
- Soak maida & cornflour also in 2 cups of water in 8 hrs.
- Dissolve sugsr in 1 ½ cups water & bring to a boil.
- As soon as the sugar melts completely, add both the mixtures & begin stirring.
- When the mixture starts thickening , add ghee 1 tsp at a time till ½ cup is used up.
- Add the colour mixed in lime juice & cardamom powder.
- Now add remaining ghee as before.
- When the mixture becomes a frothy mass & starts leaving the sides of the vessel. remove from flame.
- Pour into a greased plate , cool & cut when still soft.
- When completely cooled wrap each piece separately in clean thin pieces of butter paper or clingfilm.
This recipe was contributed by chitvish on 23 May 2005
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