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Traditional Wheat Flour Halwa
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5 from 2 votes

Traditional Whole Wheat Flour Halva

Traditional Wheat Flour Halva is an easy sweet pudding made from wheat flour. Simple Comfort Food.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: North Indian
Keyword: Comfort food, Halwa, Sweets, Traditional Food, Wheat Flour Pudding
Servings: 4 people
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • Kadhai/wok
  • Spoons and Ladles
  • Plate


  • cup  atta /whole wheat flour
  • ½  cup  ghee /clarified butter
  • 3/4  cup  sugar or as required
  • cups  water
  • Few cashew nuts


  • Heat ghee in a kadhai/wok and stir fry the cashew nuts till golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  • Add the whole wheat flour and start roasting the flour on low flame.
  • The atta is done when it changes colour and you get a delicious aroma.
  • Transfer to a plate.
  • In the same kadhai/wok add the water and sugar stir till the sugar dissolves then let the syrup comes to a boil.
  • Once the syrup bubbles lower the flame add the roasted atta and mix well.
  • The flour will immediately thicken so be very quick and do not despair keep mixing and breaking the lumps.
  • Once well mixed your halwa is done.
  • Add the fried cashew nuts and serve hot or warm.


  1. You can garnish with almonds that are fried similar to cashew nuts.
  2. In case you want to garnish with pistachios chop them and add.
  3. You can also add raisins too but mix them in the halwa towards the end of your mixing up.
  4. As for the atta please roast on low flame.