Dessert, Ramadan Special

Suji Ka Halwa | Sooji ka Halwa Recipe

Today’s post is ‘Suji Ka Halwa’. Suji ka halwa is a dessert made of semolina. It is a very popular halwa recipe of India. This halwa requires very less time in its preparation. It is very commonly served as a Prasad for puja in India. Also popularly known as rava sheera, other versions of it are pineapple sheera or kesari sheera.

Suji Ka Halwa
Suji Ka Halwa

For this dessert, you will need- Rava/semolina/suji, ghee, milk, sugar and dry fruits. There is one more method of preparing this halwa in which milk is replaced by sugar syrup. In this recipe, I am using milk. My ration of semolina: milk is 1:3, i.e. for 1 cup suji add 3 cups of milk.

For more halwa recipes, you can check – Atte Ka Halwa | How to make atte ka halwaGajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa Recipe) ,  Moong Dal Halwa (with a twist)Bread Halwa | How to make bread halwaShahi Tukra (Indian Bread Pudding)

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Serves: 2-3

Duration: 20 minutes

Ingredients for Suji Ka Halwa

Semolina/suji/rava1 cup
Ghee1/2 cup
Milk3 cups
Sugar1/2 cup
Dry fruits (cashew nuts + raisins+ pisatchios)2 tsp
Saffron strands7-8 strands
Cardamom 2 pods

Method for Suji Ka Halwa

  • In a deep pan, heat ghee. When ghee melts, add dry fruits of your choice.

  • Add semolina and roast it, till suji starts changing its color.

  • When semolina changes its color, add milk in it. Continuously stir the semolina while pouring the milk.

  • Add cardamom seeds or powder and saffron strands in the pan.

  • When suji absorbs milk and starts releasing ghee, add sugar.

  • Cook till sugar disappear and halwa turns glossy.

  • Garnish halwa with dry fruits and saffron.

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