firstly, take 1 cup wheat flour and knead to smooth and soft dough adding ½ cup water or as required.
soak wheat dough in 5 cup water for 3 to 4 hours.
squeeze the dough well and mix with water to get wheat milk.
strain the wheat flour water to remove the wheat flour residue.
further, transfer the wheat flour milk into large kadai.
keep stirring for 10-15 minutes, till the milk turns porridge consistency.
now add 1½ cup sugar and ¼ cup ghee. mix well making sure the sugar dissolves completely.
after 15 minutes, ghee has been completely absorbed by the wheat mixture.
add a tbsp of ghee and keep stirring on medium flame.
repeat this for at least 5-6 times or till the mixture starts to release out ghee.
once the ghee is released, add 2 tbsp chopped cashew and a pinch of orange food colour.
mix well making sure everything is combined well.
turn off the flame and add ¼ tsp cardamom powder. mix well.
transfer to a tray and cut into square pieces.
finally, serve wheat halwa / tirunelveli halwa / godhumai halwa or store in airtight container for a week.