Sooji Halwa


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Sooji halwa is a North Indian sweet dish prepared from sooji ( rawa or semolina) sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet!

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Preparation Time: 30 mts
Cooking Time: 30 mts

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1 cup semolina (rava)
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups ghee
2 cups water
2 pods of cardamoms (elaichi), powdered
mixed nuts (optional)


  1. Fry the sooji in ghee till quite brown (for approx. 5-15 mts).
  2. Add water and sugar and keep stirring till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
  3. Finally add ilaichi and dry fruits and mix.
  4. Serve hot.
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This recipe was contributed by Yamini Ramesh on 12 May 2001

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