Atta halwa is one dessert which I grew up eating as my grand mom made it very often in her kitchen.

It’s a simple dessert made with atta (whole wheat flour), sugar and ghee. You only need these 3 basic ingredients to make atte ka halwa. This quintessential Indian dessert was a favorite growing up!

This atte ka halwa recipe is a Tasty melt in the mouth halwa and taste too good. the recipe is easy to make and can be made for any occasion or any day. It could be celebration, a festival or when you just want to have something sweet.

You can add dry fruits of your choice like almonds, cashews or raisins in the halwa.

I used @california almonds


  • 1 cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 cup wheat flour / atta
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / ealchi powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 cup water
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • some pistachio
  • rose petals


  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 1 cup ghee.
  2. add in 1 cup wheat flour and mix well without forming any lumps.
  3. roast on low to medium flame stirring continuously.
  4. after 14 minutes, the mixture will start to turn golden and aromatic.
  5. slowly after 20 minutes, the mixture will turn dark golden brown indicating wheat flour has cooked completely. keep aside.
    Pour 3 cups of water mix well.
  6. be careful as the mixture will splutter.
  7. keep stirring continuously, till the wheat flour will absorb all the water.
  8. Now add 1 cup of sugar.
  9. continue to cook for 5 minutes stirring continuously without forming lumps.
  10. now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  11. finally, serve atte ka halwa or kada prashad hot or warm.with some almonds and pistachio and rose petals .


  • Roast the wheat flour on low to medium flame to prevent from browning.
  • Additionally, to get nice texture use coarsely ground wheat flour, however fine atta also works great.

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