Tiruelveli wheat/godhumai halwa Recipe

Tirunelveli wheat halwa, also known as godhumai halwa, is a popular South Indian sweet dish made from wheat flour, ghee, sugar, and nuts. It has a rich, caramel-like flavor and a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth texture. This traditional dessert is often served during festivals and special occasions in Tirunelveli, a city in Tamil Nadu. The halwa is cooked slowly to achieve the perfect consistency and is garnished with cashews and almonds for added crunch and flavor.

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Ingredients for Tiruelveli wheat/godhumai halwa Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup Ghee
  • 0.38 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cardamom Powder
  • as per your need Roasted Cashews And Almonds For Garnish

Directions: Tiruelveli Wheat/godhumai Halwa Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a heavy-bottomed pan, roast wheat flour in ghee until it turns golden brown.
  • STEP 2.In a separate pan, boil water and add sugar to make a syrup.
  • STEP 3.Slowly add the wheat flour mixture to the syrup, stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • STEP 4.Cook the mixture on low heat until it thickens and starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 5.Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with roasted cashews and almonds.
  • STEP 7.Allow the halwa to cool before serving.
  • STEP 8.Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to roast the wheat flour on low heat to prevent burning.
  • Stir the mixture continuously while adding the wheat flour to the syrup to avoid lumps.
  • You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Tirunelveli wheat halwa as a dessert after a meal or during festive occasions.
  • Store the halwa in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.
  • Reheat the halwa before serving if desired.
Nutrition
value
886
calories per serving
36 g Fat10 g Protein131 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    36g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    131g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    131g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    36g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    36mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    63mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    0mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    31mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    152mg
  • Selenium
    14mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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