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bombay ice halwa
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ice halwa recipe | bombay ice halwa | mumbai halwa or mahim halwa

easy ice halwa recipe | bombay ice halwa | mumbai halwa or mahim halwa
Course sweet
Cuisine maharashtra
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 pieces


  • cup milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • ¼ cup corn flour
  • ¼ of orange food colour
  • ¼ tsp cardamom / elachi powdered
  • 1 tbsp almonds / badam chopped
  • 1 tbsp pistachios chopped


  • firstly, in a large kadai take 1½ cup milk, 1 cup sugar, ¼ cup corn flour and ¼ cup ghee.
  • make sure to stir continuously keeping the flame and low without forming any lumps.
  • after 5 minutes, the mixture starts to thicken and turns into a paste consistency.
  • now add ¼ tsp of orange food colour and 1 tsp ghee.
  • mix well keeping the flame on medium.
  • further, add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  • mix till the mixture turns glossy. add a tsp of more ghee if it's not turning glossy.
  • transfer a ladleful of ice halwa mixture on to butter paper.
  • place another sheet of greased butter paper over it and spread the mixture gently with hand.
  • also using a rolling pin spread thin / thick thickness as desired.
  • peel off the butter paper and sprinkle few chopped almonds and pistachios.
  • allow the mixture cool for 2 hours or refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • now cut the ice halwa into squares (along with sheet) once set completely.
  • finally, bombay ice halwa is ready to serve or store for a week in the refrigerator.