kada prashad recipe
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kada prashad recipe

kada prashad is a super delicious halwa that is served in gurudwaras as prasad. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: desserts, sweets
Cuisine: north indian, punjabi
Servings: 6
Calories: 495kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 cup atta or 120 grams whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup sugar or 200 grams sugar
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 3 cups water


making sugar solution

  • take 1 cup sugar in a sauce pan or pot. add 3 cups water. use a sauce pan which has a handle as its helps to add sugar solution to the atta mixture in the later part of the recipe.
  • keep the pan on stove top on a medium-low to medium flame.
  • stir the solution so that all the sugar dissolves.
  • heat this sugar solution till it begins boiling.
  • once the sugar solution boils, then switch off the flame. 

frying wheat flour for kada prashad

  • meanwhile when you keep the sugar solution to boil, also place a heavy bottomed kadai or pan on another stove top on a low flame.
  • add 1 cup ghee. let the entire ghee melt.
  • then add whole wheat flour.
  • stir and mix the whole wheat flour (atta) with the ghee.
  • mix very well to get a mixture without lumps.
  • on a low flame begin to fry the whole wheat flour in ghee.
  • fry the atta stirring non-stop.
  • the color of the flour will change as you keep on stirring and cooking it. keep on stirring the flour to ensure even browning.
  • the atta or whole wheat flour should have a shade of dark golden color and should have a nutty fragrance.

making kada prashad

  • when the atta turns to a dark golden color, add the sugar solution in two parts. be very careful as the mixture bubbles and splutters a lot.
  • mix and stir very well.
  • then add the second part of hot sugar solution. continue to mix very well.
  • now cook the kada prashad stirring non-stop.
  • the mixture will thicken as it gets cooked.
  • the halwa will also start releasing ghee.
  • continue to stir non-stop and cook till the whole mixture becomes one mass and leaves the sides of the pan.
  • the consistency of the kada prasad will also change as well as the color.
  • when the kada prashad has a thick pudding like consistency, then switch off the flame.
  • serve kada prashad hot or warm.


Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 1065IU | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.7mg