Suji Halwa recipe


  • Suji/Sooji/Cream of Wheat/Semolina – 1/2 cup (125 gms)
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter – 3 tbsp
  • Broken Cashews- 1 tbsp, heaped
  • Raisins – 1 tbsp, heaped
  • Sliced Almonds – 1 tbsp, heaped
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup (100 gms)
  • Water – 1.25 cup (300ml)
  • Saffron – pinch
  • Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp

Cooking Instructions

Heat a pan on medium heat and pour in the Ghee.

Allow the Ghee to heat up and then add in the Cashews, Raisins and the Almonds.

Fry them for about 30 seconds till the Raisins plum up.
Add in the Suji and cook till it releases an aroma and has a wonderful light-golden color.

Meanwhile crush the saffron with a little bit of sugar in a mortar and pestel.Continuously stir the Suji till done.Add Sugar and mix in well.

Heat up the water in the microwave to speed up process and add to the Suji.

Lower the heat, add in the Saffron and keep stirring till it reaches the desired consistency.

Lastly, add in the Cardamom Powder, mix well, cover and allow it to stand for a couple of minutes.
Serve hot!

14 Jan 2013     1315 views     NON-Vegetarian       Desserts > Kheer and Halwa

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