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Tirunelveli Halwa Recipe | Godumai Halwa Recipe

One of the popular halwa recipe made using wheat flour is called as tirunelveli halwa or godumai halwa. The halwa is made using wheat, sugar and ghee.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Other time 10 hrs
Total Time 11 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 8 servings


  • Samba Wheat Rava Broken Wheat - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3 cup
  • Water - 4 cup
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Cashews - ¼ cup chopped


  • Soak wheat rava in water for 6 to 8 hours. Drain and take it in a blender, puree till smooth. Now strain this and extract as much milk as possible. Add water to the rava and extract as much milk possible.
  • Now set this milk aside for 3 to 4 hours. Now discard the top liquid. Add 4 cup of water to the milk and mix well.
  • Take 2,5 cup of sugar in a nonstick pan and add ½ cup of water to it., take ½ cup of sugar in a small sauce pan and add ¼ cup water to it. Now cook the ½ cup sugar till dark caramel is achieved.
  • Now pour the caramel into the sugar syrup in nonstick pan and mix well.
  • Add the wheat milk to this and mix well.
  • Keep cooking till it gets thick. At this point start adding ghee a spoonful at a time. Mix well.
  • Keep cooking till ghee separates. It will take around 45 mins to 1 hour.
  • Now add fried cashews and mix well.
  • Serve.


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