Tirunelveli Wheat Halwa | Godhumai Halwa Recipe

Tirunelveli Wheat Halwa | Godhumai Halwa Recipe

This is the traditional way of making tirunelveli wheat halwa by extracting milk from wheat flour,cooking in ghee till it reaches the desired consistency.

There are 2 ways of making this tirunelveli wheat halwa.But today, in this post we are going to see using wheat flour.Another way is by using wheat berries.

In another post, i will say about how to make halwa using wheat berries.Preparing wheat halwa is not an easy task.

Trying this recipe single handedly is a hard task. But you need to stir this halwa consistently to make it good.

wheat halwa

Triunelveli Wheat Halwa

Wheat Halwa

Wheat halwa is famous in Tirunelveli Of Tamil Nadu. This halwa is made of wheat flour and sugar.To make it more healthy, you can also use jaggery instead of sugar.
Prep Time20 mins
Active Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Halwa, healthy halwa, tirunelveli halwa, wheat halwa
Yield: 4 Persons
Cost: Rs.50


  • Kadai


  • 1 cup Wheat flour
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup Ghee


  • In a pan add milk and heat well.
  • Take wheat in a cloth and tie it well and then dip in water.
  • Continuous dipping in water makes wheat milk.
  • Now add this wheat milk and sugar to boiling milk.
  • Blend well until it forms a solid consistency.
  • Finally add ghee part by part.
  • Stir until it becomes halwa consistency.