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Singhara Ka Atta Halwa - Vrat Ka Halwa Recipe

How to Make Singhara Halwa Recipe with Step by Step Photos. An easy vrat ka halwa made with singhara ka atta or water chestnut flour for Navratri or Ekadasi fastings.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 1/2 cup Singhare Ka Atta / Water Chestnut Flour
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp + 1/2 tsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Almonds for garnishing


  • Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee in a pan.
  • Add and roast the flour over a medium flame for 5 – 7 minutes or till it turns light brown color and aromatic.
  • While roasting the flour, bring one cup of water to a boil in another pan.
  • Now add boiling water, while stirring continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Keep stirring and cook for 2 -3 minutes or till the mixture thickens and forms together as a mass.
  • Now add sugar and cardamom powder and mix it very well till sugar dissolves.
  • Keep on stirring for a couple of minutes or until the mixture thickens and leaving the sides of the pan.
  • Add remaining 1/2 tsp of ghee and mix it well.
  • Turn off the flame.
  • Garnish with sliced almonds and serve warm!