Atte Ka Halwa

Atte Ka Halwa

Atte Ka Halwa or Kada Prasad or Atte Ka Sheera – all different names given to the same melt-in-mouth sweet. When you taste this, you will wonder how just a handful of ingredients all of us will have in our kitchen could be turned into something so delicious. All you need is a little bit of patience while you cook it. If you have never tried making Atte Ka Halwa, then you should definitely give it a shot and I am sure you will keep wondering why you have never made this before.

Ghee, Atta or Whole Wheat Flour, Sugar and Water is all you need you to make this Atte Ka Halwa or Kada Prasad. This is the delicious prasad you might have had if you have visited a gurudwara. When you have it, you might think that making this halwa isn’t an easy task – but believe me, it is one of the easiest and tastiest sweets you can make. If you are patient enough while frying the atta, then the rest of the process is a breeze. And yes, it does use lots of ghee. And you need that for the melt-in-mouth texture. So do not skimp on it if you do not wish to compromise on the taste and texture.

Atte Ka Halwa
Atte Ka Halwa

With so many harvest festival round the corner, do try making this Atte Ka Halwa in your kitchen!

Atte Ka Halwa

Course: Sweets/Desserts (Eggless)Cuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy


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Melt-in-the-mouth Atte Ka Halwa!


  • Water – 1 cup

  • Sugar – 1/2 cup

  • Ghee – 1/2 cup

  • Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) – 1/2 cup

  • Salt – 1/8 tsp

  • Cashews/Almonds for garnishing (optional)


  • Bring water to a boil and add sugar to it. Boil it till the sugar dissolves. Keep it aside.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add the flour. Keep stirring continuously on low to medium heat till the flour has a nice and even dark golden-brown color and a sandy texture.
  • At this stage, add the sugar syrup and salt and cook it till the flour absorbs the syrup and starts releasing ghee. It will leave the sides of the pan and will come together.
  • Remove it to a serving dish and it can be had as-is. You can also garnish it with some chopped cashews and almonds, if needed.

Recipe Video

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