Prasad also spelt as prasadam and prasada, is a religious offering in both Hinduism and Sikhism. The word prasad denotes anything, typically food, that is first offered to a deity or saint and then distributed among their followers in His or Her name.

Prasad is a sattvic food with a long list of prohibited ingredients like onion, garlic or non-vegetarian items. The ingredients are chosen carefully to maintain the sanctity of the meal. It is cooked with lots of love and devotion toward God. 

Wheat halwa or kada prasad has a rich, creamy texture and a delicious taste. It is made with just a few essential ingredients such as milk, flour, sugar, ghee and cardamom. It is served in Gurudwaras on Sundays worldwide. Atta laddu, mawa modak, besan prasad, karah prasad, panchamrit, panjiri and kheer are all different kinds of prasad used as religious offerings.

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