Bombay Ice Halwa

How to Make Bombay Ice Halwa

Hello Foodies,
        Bombay Ice Halwa is also known as Mahim Halwa. It is one of the most loved sweet delicacies amongst mithai lovers across India. It is not as difficult as it may appear after looking at the final product, but one thing is sure about making this Halwa is you need a little bit of patience. You can certainly make this sweet at home with simple and easily available ingredients. If you don't like to add any inorganic color, you can make it naturally yellow by adding saffron strands, it will give yellow color to Halwa. I made it by using semolina, milk, sugar, and ghee. I am telling you all it tastes amazing and it is a very unique and delicious dessert.

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes; Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 35 Minutes
Ingredients :

  1. Whole milk 2 cups
  2. Sugar 1 cups
  3. Ghee ¼ cup
  4. Semolina ¼ cup
  5. Cardamom powder 1 tsp
  6. Almonds
  7. Pistachios
  8. Saffron 1 tsp
  9. The essence of your choice I used vanilla
  1. In a thick bottom, pan add milk, sugar, semolina, and ghee and mix well. Now place it on heat and keep on whisking.
  2. It will get thick and thick and thick. You have to keep on cooking and stirring on medium-high heat.
  3. At one stage you will see that the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and comes in one big mass around the spoon.
  4. Now add in 1 tbsp of ghee and essence mix well. This whole process will take around 20 minutes.
  5. Divide the mixture into two, spoon one half in a parchment sheet which is lightly greased with ghee.
  6. Here, place another sheet of parchment and roll it using a rolling pin till it is thin to your liking. Remove the parchment and sprinkle with the nuts mix.
  7. Keep another paper over it and roll with a rolling pin again so the nuts stick to the halwa.
  8. Put this halwa in the fridge for 2 to 4 hours.
  9. In the remaining half add the food color of your choice and mix well. Repeat the same procedure by using a rolling pin.
  10. Now cut it into squares and arrange it between sheets of parchment.
  11. Here, sweet, tasty and mouth-watering dessert is ready to serve. Enjoy!!!

Dietary Comments :
  • Calorie count based on a 2,000 calorie.
  • Per serving contains 96.8 calories, along with carbohydrates - 13.17 g, fats - 4.60 g, proteins -  1.38 g.

Best Time To Eat :
         It is good to eat Bombay Ice Halwa as dessert.

How to store Bombay Ice Halwa?
             As we know it is not possible to eat all the halwa at one time. Here is the best way to store it -
Cut the whole piece into squares and place it into parchment paper (similar as shown in the video), and place the pieces in an airtight container. Store the container in refrigerator and finish Halwa within week.
Enjoy Halwa!!!
Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy.

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