Aate Ka Halwa

Aate Ka Halwa

From   India Unlimited

Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Mithai

Type: Punjabi

Key Ingredients:

This is a winter speciality which not only warms you up but is really tasty


  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 cup
  • Ghee 8 tbsps
  • Sugar 3 tbsps
  • Green cardamom powder 1½ tsps
  • Almonds, chopped 8 to 10
  • Pistachios, chopped 8 to 10
  • Raisins (kishmish) 8 to 10
  • Cashewnuts, chopped 4 to 5
  • Silver varq for garnishing


  • Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add wheat flour and saute on medium heat till fragrant and its colour darkens lightly.
  • Add sugar and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Add 1½ cups water, mix and cook till all the water is absorbed.
  • Add almonds, pistachios, raisins and cashewnuts and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving plate, garnish with silver varq and serve warm.