Sooji Ka Halwa
Who says the perfect dessert does not exist. Have
you ever tried Sooji ka halwa or Indian semolina pudding made by an Indian
mother? It has an irresistible taste, loaded with dry fruits and love.
This simple dish can be made instantly and served
to guests on a very short notice. If you have semolina, ghee, sugar and nuts at
home you will never have to worry about dessert ever again!
Sooji ka halwa is easy and quick to make and is
also very delicious and healthy. Indians even make sooji ke halwe ka cake for
birthdays when nothing else is available.
This simple yet mouth watering dish is loved by a
lot of Indians and is not being consumed all around the world too. Served
during festivals, fasting season, family get-togethers and even after dinners
on normal days. The traditional recipe of sooji ka halwa has been in families
for ages and is unique too.
this step by step recipe to make traditional, mouth watering sooji ka halwa
easily at home within just a few minutes:
Remove husk of cardamom and crush the seeds in a mortar and pestle
Take ghee in a pan and heat on low flame
In another pan take water and sugar and heat on high to medium flame
Once ghee is heated add cashews and sooji to it
Stir well so the grains of semolina don't stick
Roast and simmer the sooji for 7-8 minutes
The sooji grains and cashew nuts should change their colour to a more golden brown or golden.
Roast sooji till the grains become golden and ghee starts getting separated from the grains. Do not let the grains turn brown.
Add cardamom powder and other dry fruits to the sooji mixture
Once roasted thoroughly add boiling hot sugar water to the sooji pan
Stir constantly and beware of splatters.
Stir till the sooji absorbs the sugar water solution and the mixture thickens.
Sooji halwa tastes best when served hot and garnished with chopped almonds and other dry fruits according to your taste.