Karao is wheat flour halwa and is usually made on auspicious days as prasad.

1 cup wheat flour
3/4 cup sugar or to taste
1/4 cup ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder
3 cups water
2 tbsp cup raisins
2 tbsp chopped almonds


  1. Soak raisins in some water for at least 1 hour.
  2. In a thick pan heat the ghee.
  3. Add the wheat flour and cook till it is a nice golden brown. Keep stirring.
  4. Add the sugar. At the same time boil the water in another pot.
  5. Add half the water, lower the heat and mix well making sure no lumps are formed.
  6. Add the remaining water. Cover and cook till it dries up.
  7. Add the cardamom, raisins and almonds.
  8. Serve hot.

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Unknown said...

wow.. looks yummy>>... thxs for sharing...

Anonymous said...

This looks perfect...i have tried it 4 times b4 but it never came out this perfect ,so still unable to post it...actually i always do Kanjoosi while adding ghee ,so the final outcome is just ok ok....will patao mom to make this for me ;-)

Bhawana said...

I liked this wheat halwa :). looking very tempting. we also make wheat halwa on such days. yuuummmmmmy recipe.

R said...

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CurryLeaf said...

very lovely and nice presentation. very very tempting

raaji said...

hmmmmm......u made a lot...isn't it for me???

Unknown said...

Very tempting, never tried halwa with wheat flour. Looks so good and yummy.

Priya Suresh said...

So yummy...tempting halwa..looks prefect..

Dori said...

Looks so yummy, but It's also healthy... I am bookmarking and trying!

kamala said...

I make only using wheat berries..Simpler one..Yuuumy

SMN said...

looks yum.. loved the way u decorated it..

Divya Kudua said...

Lovely presentation..have neverr heard of a halwa with wheat flour..sounds like an easy one..and looks tempting!!

Unknown said...

wow yum yum halwa mouth watering yaar

Pavani said...

ooh..looks yummy n tempting me to have it...

Unknown said...

Srivalli made my mouth water with her set of halwas, and now you are making me drool :) That looks a perfectly made halwa, I wish I could get one big bite:)

Anonymous said...

We make halva just like this and I love it! Yours looks beautiful!

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