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Gurudware Wala Kanna Prasad ( Atta Halwa )

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Atta Halwa, got in Gurudwaras is a favourite in our home. Every year on Guru Nanakdev jis birthday, my mum would make a big batch to be distributed in our local temple. Sharing her recipe here..
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsSnacks
CuisineNorth Indian
Servings 6


  • 1 cup of Whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup ghee at room temperature
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 3 cup hot water
  • ¼ teaspoon elaichi powder.
  • ½ cup slivered almonds optional


  • In a thick bottom pan, heat the ghee. Add elaichi powder. Add the flour. Stir fry till on low flame for about 20-25 minutes till it turns dark brown and gives out aroma.
  • Beware not to.let it stick to the bottom or sides so as not to burn it. Add the water. Cook Till the water is absorbed.
  • Add the almonds and sugar. Shut off the flame. Put on a lid. The sugar will dissolve due to the heat. Let stand till its texture changes from paste like to halwa.


Can adjust sugar quantity as per preference.

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Anju Bhagnari
Anju Bhagnari

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