Wheat Halwa | Kerala Red Halwa

Wheat Halwa | Kerala Red Halwa

Wheat Halwa | Kerala Red Halwa

Wheat Halwa prepared from Atta or whole wheat flour is a delicious and melt in the mouth sweet dish, very popular in Indian Cuisine. The texture is very smooth and moist in appearance. You can add dry fruits like cashews and raisins in the halwa sweet. What makes the sweet dish unique and special is the perfect blending of atta with sugar syrup and other ingredients. In North India you will find the dish very popular especially during festive occasions and other special gatherings. Wheat Halwa is a very tasty dish and one of the easiest halwa dishes that can be prepared with very minimum ingredients. You can vary the sweetness as per preference. Kids love the Kerala Red Halwa with its tempting color and flavor. Usually Kerala Red Halwa is served after a sumptuous meal. You can enjoy the halwa hot or warm. You can also refrigerate the halwa if you want to store the dish for future use. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing the delicious halwa dish, first heat a vessel.
  • Roast the wheat flour to a brown colour & keep aside.
  • Fry raisins and cashews in the ghee & put aside.
  • Boil the water.
  • Add sugar into the water and stir till it dissolves.
  • Add cardamom powder, and pour ghee in which raisins and cashew nuts were fried.
  • Add roasted wheat, edible red color and stir without lumps till it becomes a halwa form.
  • Serve into a greased vessel and make a square shape. Garnish with some raisins and cashews.


You can visit this link for a delicious dish Papaya Halwa. You can also visit this link Badam Halwa.
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