Kada Prasad | Aate Ka Halwa

Kada Prasad is a traditional sweet served to all the visitors in a Gurudwara, the simple recipe calls for only 3 ingredients in equal portions i.e. ghee (clarified butter), sugar & wheat flour, along with water. It is also known as Aate Ka Halwa and often prepared on special days at home. You can also add dry fruits to it, but the simplicity of the recipe is what makes it delicious. The texture is rich and smooth. 

Tip: Wheat flour which is a little grainy and coarse makes the best halwa, but you can also you use the regular wheat flour and relish it as much.

Also try: Gajar Halwa, Besan Halwa, Sooji Halwa or Mango Halwa.

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 25 mins.

Servings: 7-8.


  1. Whole Wheat Flour – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – 1 cup
  3. Ghee (Clarified Butter) – 1 cup
  4. Water – 2 cups.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Kada Prasad:

  1. Take a saucepan, add sugar and water. Heat it until sugar it dissolved, do not reduce it. Keep aside
  2. Heat a thick bottom pan on a medium-low flame. Add ghee and flour, keep stirring and cook till golden brown, about 10 mins on medium-low flame
  3. Now turn the flame to low and carefully add the sugar-water solution, be careful of the steam. Stir and cook on medium flame until water is completely absorbed and ghee starts to separate, about 10 mins
  4. Your Kada Prasad is ready. Serve warm.


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