Atte Ka Halwa Recipe – Whole Wheat Flour Halwa with Khoya

The Atte Ka Halwa Recipe is a delicious and traditional Indian sweet that is made from Whole Wheat Flour. This recipe uses sooji and khoya to add to the richness of the halwa. The Atte Ka Halwa is a tricky halwa to make – the most important process is the roasting of the wheat flour on low to medium heat until it turn a good brown color.   Whole Wheat Flour, Sooji (Semolina/ Rava), Khoya (Mawa), Cardamom Powder (Elaichi), Whole Almonds (Badam), Cashew nuts, Ghee, Sugar   1 cup Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup Sooji (Semolina/ Rava) 1/2 cup Khoya (Mawa) 1 tablespoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi) 1 tablespoon Whole Almonds (Badam) 1 tablespoon Cashew nuts , to garnish 1/4 cup Ghee 1 cup Sugar     10   30     To begin making the Atte Ka Halwa Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour Halwa with Khoya), first get all the ingredients ready.Heat a tablespoon of ghee in skillet on medium heat. Add the almonds and cashew nuts and roast until browned and crisp. Turn off the heat and keep aside.Heat 1/2 cup of water and sugar in a saucepan and allow the sugar the melt completely and keep the hot sugar water aside.Heat 1/4 cup of ghee in a heavy bottomed pan or a kadai. Add the wheat flour and sooji and roast on medium heat in the ghee for a good 5 to 6 minutes until you get a roasted aroma from the flour and the flour resembles coarse crumbs and has changed to a little darker brown color.Add the cardamom powder, khoya and again mix it well. Cook the Atte Ka Halwa along with a khoya for another 5 minutes. Keep stirring continuously and when the halwa begins to thicken add the sugar water and keep stirring continuously. You will notice the halwa will splutter and start thickening. Keep stirring for another 5 minutes till you notice the halwa leaves the sides of the pan. Once it does turn off the heat and transfer the Atte Ka Halwa to a serving bowl. Garnish with the roasted almonds and cashew nuts and serve.Serve the Atte Ka Halwa along with a traditional Indian meal or simply make it as a dessert for festivals when you have friends and family over.