Sooji Halwa

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Halwa's are special kind of desserts, which are usually ghee (clarified butter) based . The word, Halwa has come from Arab culture. In India, there are a large variety of halwas - Gajar ka halwa, Moong dal halwa, Aate ka halwa etc...This is a delicious preparation for semolina (sooji) ka halwa.

sooji halwa

(serves 4)

  • Semolina (sooji)  ½ cup
  • Ghee   ¼ cup
  • Sugar  ½ cup
  • Water little more than 1 cup
  • Cashew  nuts ¼ cup
  • Raisins   1 tbsp
  • Chiraunji   1 tbsp
  • Green cardamoms     4  crushed

Method of preparation

  1. Dice the cashew nuts. Wash raisins and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a wok. Roast the  semolina on high heat for two-four minutes.
First look of Semolina                                                   After 4 minutes of frying
  1. Reduce the heat and fry semolina until you smell a nice aroma or see ghee come up. Stir continuously. (takes around 15 minutes). Keep the semolina aside.
After 10 minutes of frying                                                  After 20 minutes of frying
  1. In the same wok boil the water with sugar. After the first boil add semolina, cashew nuts, chiraunji and raisins. Mix well . Reduce the heat and cook until semolina is done. Takes about 5-7 minutes.
Boiling Sugar syrup                                                        Semolina in the sugar syrup
  1. Garnish with Ground cardamoms.
sooji halwa

Delicious sooji halwa is ready to serve!

Some Tips

I have used organic sugar for this preparation.

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