Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
by Tarla Dalal
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A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes. It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight.
Sheera makes a traditional and delightful combination with puris and chana.
Check our collection of sheera recipes, that apart from semolina are made using varieties of nuts, flours or a combination of flour and fruits and even dals.
Enjoy how to make Rava Sheera recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make rava sheera, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the semolina and sauté on a slow flame for 6 to 8 minutes. , while stirring occasionally.
- Add the milk, 2½ cups of hot water, mix well and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the sugar, raisins and cashewnuts and mix well. Cover and cook on a slow flame for about 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Serve the rava sheera immediately garnished with cardamom powder, raisins and cashewnuts.
Rava Sheera Video, Sooji Ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa recipe with step by step photos
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To make Rava Sheera, take a broad non-stick pan and put ghee into it. Let the ghee get heated up.
Add the semolina.
Roast on a slow flame for 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally or till it turns golden brown in color or till you get the aroma of the Rava. It should only be cooked on a slow flame to prevent the sooji from burning.
Now add the milk. Using warm milk is important as it will help the semolina cook faster.
Add 2½ cups of hot water. These liquids will help in cooking the semolina properly.
Mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
Now add the sugar. You may decrease or increase the quantity of sugar to your desired level of sweetness.
Add the chopped raisins and cashew nuts and mix well. You can also use other dry fruits like almonds, pistachio, walnuts, etc.
Mix well so that all the ingredients get incorporated into the Rava Sheera.
Cover and cook on a slow flame about 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. It might take a little more or less time as it depends highly on the quality of the sooji and also the flame on which it is cooked.
Add the cardamom powder. You can also flavor your Rava sheera with saffron. Soak the saffron in about 1 tbsp of warm milk and incorporate it into your sheera along with the milk.
Mix Rava sheera, Sooji ka Halva well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
Your Rava Sheera is now ready to serve. Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder, raisins and cashew nuts or any other dry fruits.
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