Cornflour Dessert (Bombay Halwa) Recipe

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INGREDIENTS

8 oz. sugar

½ pint (U.S. 1 ¼ cups) plus 4 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons cornflour

few drops of food colouring

2 teaspoons lemon juice

2 oz. unsalted butter

1 tablespoon almonds, sliced

1 tablespoon each cashew nuts and

Pistachios, chopped

½ teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds

METHOD

Put sugar with 4 pint (U.S. If cups) water into a pan. Dissolve sugar on a low heat. When completely dissolved bring to the boil and boil for five minutes. Meanwhile mix the cornflour with the remaining water till smooth. Take the syrup off the heat and when it has stopped bubbling add the cornflour and return to the heat. Add colouring (green, red or yellow are the traditional colours) and cook, stirring continuously till the mixture solidifies. Mix in the lemon juice. Add the butter a little at a time, stirring all the time till all butter is absorbed. Keep on cooking till mixture separates from the side of the pan. Mix in the nuts and cardamoms. Spread in a shallow dish and flatten out with a knife. Cool and when completely set, cut into squares with a sharp knife.

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