Bombay Halva

1/3 cup sago (sabudana)
1/3 cup plain flour (maida)
2/3 cup cornflour
4 cups sugar
1 cup ghee
1 medium sized lemon
2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
green , yellow or red colour



  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.

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