Bombay Halwa

Bombay Halwa

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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.

Bombay Halwa recipe - How to make Bombay Halwa

Preparation Time: 15 mts   Cooking Time: 30 mts   Total Time:    
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  1. Wash & soak sago in 2 cups of water for 8 hrs & liquidise.
  2. Soak maida & cornflour also in 2 cups of water in 8 hrs.
  3. Dissolve sugsr in 1 ½ cups water & bring to a boil.
  4. As soon as the sugar melts completely, add both the mixtures & begin stirring.
  5. When the mixture starts thickening , add ghee 1 tsp at a time till ½ cup is used up.
  6. Add the colour mixed in lime juice & cardamom powder.
  7. Now add remaining ghee as before.
  8. When the mixture becomes a frothy mass & starts leaving the sides of the vessel. remove from flame.
  9. Pour into a greased plate , cool & cut when still soft.
  10. When completely cooled wrap each piece separately in clean thin pieces of butter paper or clingfilm.


Bombay Halwa
 on 11 Jul 16 06:58 PM

hi tarla for the Bombay halwa do i have to use only the soaked Maida and cornflour or to add the water in which they have been soaked also. Feroze from Mauritius. Regards
Tarla Dalal
12 Jul 16 04:33 PM
   Hi Feroze, This recipe is a member contributed recipe and not a Tarla Dalal recipe. Hopefully the member will answer to you shortly.