Navaratri pooja or just any festival this Sooji ka halwa
will be the perfect sweet. It’s easy to make but extremely delicious. So, let’s
learn how to make the halwa.


Semolina – 100 gm

Ghee – 3 ½ tbsp

Sugar – 100 gm

Cashew- chopped

Almond – chopped

Raisins – chopped

Cardamom powder – ½ tbsp

Grated Coconut – ½ tbsp


Take a pan, add 3 tbsp of ghee to it and let it
melt. Then add 100 gms of semolina and roast it till golden brown on low heat.

*the ghee helps in enhancing taste and also helps in the
roasting of the semolina. Keep stirring the pan in order not to burn it.

Add chopped cashews, almonds, raisins (you can
add your preferred dry fruits) and roast them along with the semolina.

When the mixture is light golden colour,
sprinkle a little water on the mixture and mix it and repeat it. This will help
in making the halwa grainy in texture.

Keep stirring and roast the mixture well until
it gets a little browner.

Once it’s roasted well, add 100 gm sugar to the

*The quantity of sugar must be the same as the quantity of
the Semolina.

Add 2 cups of water to the mixture and keep
stirring it on high flame so there are no lumps formed.

*The quantity of water is twice the quantity of Semolina.

When the mixture thickens slowly, keep the flame
on medium heat and keep stirring it until the ghee separates from the mixture and
the halwa is not sticking to the pan anymore.

Then, add ½ tbsp Cardamom powder, ½ tbsp grated
coconut, and mix it well on medium flame. Lastly, add ½ tbsp ghee to the halwa
and mix it well.

Sooji ka halwa is ready.

Garnish it with some grated coconut and chopped dry fruits
and enjoy this delicious delicacy with friends and family.

Check out the full step by step recipe video here:-


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