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karachi halwa mI always adored the beautiful colors of this jelly like halwa. When i came to know the recipe from a friend last year, I was surprised that we can make this effortless halwa in few minutes. You can cook in microwave or on flame. Result will be superb.


  • Cornflour                      1/3 cup
  • Sugar                             1 and  cup
  • Water                            1 cup and 1/ 3 cup
  • Cardamom powder    1 tsp
  • Ghee                              2 tsp
  • Almonds                       as needed
  • Melon seeds                 as needed
  • Green food color         few drops


  • In a pan add water and sugar, cook on low flame till sugar dissolve.
  • In a small bowl add water  and cornflour. Mix well. Add food color also. Mix again.
  • Add cornflour in sugar syrup and keep on stirring with hand whisk.
  • It will become thick and glossy. Now use wooden spoon.
  • Add  ghee and mix well.
  • Add cardamom , almonds and melon seeds in it.
  • Mix well and cook till ghee separates. It fill form a hard jelly like texture.
  • Spread this mixture in greased pan and press down with spoon. Cut shapes of your choice.
  • Let it cool and serve.

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  • In a microwave save bowl add cornflour, sugar, cardamom powder and food color, mix with whisk.
  • Microwave it for 3 minutes and take the bowl out, stir with whisk.
  • Keep in microwave again for 2 minutes.
  • Add melon seeds and mix well.
  • Microwave for 1 minutes.
  • Take bowl out add ghee, almonds and mix well.
  • Give 1 more minute.
  • Spread in a greased pan and cut shapes of your choice. Sprinkle almonds. Let it set now.
  • Use any food color of your choice.

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  • Serve and enjoy.

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