Hi friends!Suji/Semolina halwa is a simple yet delicious and yummy sweetened semolina, fried in ghee and garnished with nuts. Its also popularly known as Kesari bath in the southern region of India.
Recipe Servings: 6
Cook time: 20 minutes
Cuisine: Indian Dessert
- 1 cup sooji /semolina
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3 1/2 cups water
- 4 tbsp pure ghee
- 9 green Cardamoms, powdered
- 2 tbsp blanched and shredded almonds for garnishing
In a pan put the sugar and water and bring it to boil. Keep on simmer, till required.
In a wok/ Kadahi, melt the ghee add the sooji and stir fry over medium heat, stir it continually for about 8-10 minutes. When the sooji is light golden in colour and does not stick together much , it is well fried .
Pour the hot sugar solution into the fried sooji gently and carefully, stirring continually. Add cardamom powder and bring to a boil, stir continuously. Once the water is added, to the suji mixture, stir well so that no lumps are formed. Suji / Semolina absorbs the water added and swells.
Thoroughly mix let whole mixture, cook for 5-6 minutes more. keep on stirring so that the Suji halwa does not stick to the wok / Kadahi and starts leaving the sides. Suji halwa is ready now.
Serve hot, garnished with the almonds.
- Prevents overeating. Semolina is made up of durum wheat which means it keeps you full for a longer period of time and prevents you from overeating. …
- Boosts energy. …
- Keeps bones and nervous system healthy. …
- Improves heart health. …
- Prevents anemia.
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