Atte Ka Halwa also known as Atte ka Sheera is one of the easiest gujarati sweets with just a few ingredients, which too can be found in all the indian kitchens.
Atte ka Halwa / Sheera is a traditional indian dessert made of whole wheat flour and the flour is roasted in ghee which is clarified butter and then with sugar.
Atte Ka Halwa/ Sheera is cooked during navratri, an indian festival. It is usually enjoyed with puris. Atte ka halwa/ sheera is also known as kada prasad and is served as prasad in gurudwara.
Atte ka halwa tastes best when it is served hot, but its can also be served cold or at room temperature. Its very easy to make and thus favorite for moms as the kids relish it.
Do look at my video which will make it easier for you to understand the steps.
Step by Step Video for ‘Atte Ka Halwa’ Recipe (Scroll Down for detailed & printable recipe)
Ingredients for the Atte Ka Halwa / Sheera
- 1 cup Whole wheat flour/ roti ka atta / coarse wheat flour
- ⅔ cup Sugar
- ⅔ cup Ghee / clarified butter
- 1 tbsp Almonds / badam
- 3 cups Water
Method for making Atte Ka Halwa / Sheera
1)In a kadai add all of the ghee which is clarified butter and once its melted add the wheat flour and start stirring it briskly .
2)You need to keep stirring it for the next 5-7 minutes or until the colour of the wheat flour changes to golden brown also make sure your flame is low
3) once you get to the desired colour then add 3 cups of hot water
4)followed by the sugar and keep stirring it in for the next 1 or two minutes or until you start seeing the ghee separating from the sheera.
This is very important for you to get light halwa
5)Once that happens it’s time to remove it in a serving bowl and garnish with some sliced almonds or any dry fruits that you have in your kitchen and serve while hot