Sooji Halwa or Indian Semolina pudding is a delicious snack or dessert which can be made using three ingredients in just no time. 

Sooji Halwa Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 487 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Sooji Halwa or Indian Semolina pudding is a delicious snack or dessert which can be made using three ingredients in just no time. 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 5-6 Cashew Nuts Chopped
  • 5-6 Almonds Chopped
  • 10-12 Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Fine Sooji / Semolina
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar

Instructions

  1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan.

  2. When the ghee is hot, add sooji and fry till sooji turns light golden brown.

  3. Add cashew nuts, almonds and raisins.

  4. Fry until sooji turns nicely golden brown.

  5. Keep stirring constantly.

  6. Add water and cook on low heat till all the water is absorbed by sooji and sooji is softened.

  7. Add sugar and cook for 2-3 minutes, until sugar melts and the halwa is slightly brownish in color.

  8. Garnish with slivered almonds and pistachios.

  9. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Make this halwa only in ghee. Oil doesn't work well in this recipe.

Fry the sooji on low medium heat for best result.

You can add milk instead of water to make this halwa even more rich.

 

Nutrition Facts
Sooji Halwa Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 70mg2%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 50g56%
Protein 3g6%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.