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Suji ka Halwa

By: tasnim of karachi, PK

Semolina Sweet

Filed in Main Dishes

Serves 6 people

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Best with puris and at breakfast time .


  • 1 cup Suji /semolina
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 2 tbsp besan / gram flour
  • 2-3 green cardomoms
  • 1 tbsp kewra
  • Yellow colour
  • Raisins (kishmish) / currants
  • ½ tsp Spice


  1. Make a syrup of sugar and water and add in the colour and kewra too .
  2. Now heat the ghee in a pot and add the cardomoms in it . The flame should be medium , now add suji and keep on stirring till the colour changes .
  3. Now add besan and stirr and mix .
  4. By now the syrup must be ready , remember the syrup should not be too thick .
  5. Add the syrup to the suji on very slow flame  and immediately mix . If it seems difficult to stirr after adding syrup add some water and mix .
  6.   Add kishmish and cover the lid .
  7. Take off from heat after 5 minutes .
  8. Serve with puris .

Latest Comments

By jean chaurasia on 7/12/2011 9:00:00 AM

what is the mixed spice referred to in the recipe. Please specify. Thanks

By farah on 3/10/2009 11:20:00 PM

assalam alaikum tasnim, tried ur recipe , every1 lyked it ..........................thnx 4 sharing...

By Shreya MEhta on 2/8/2009 7:19:00 PM

What do you mean by 1/2 tblspn of spice

By tasnim on 11/2/2008 8:36:00 PM

Dear friend Kewra is extract distilled from the fruit of Pandanus used to flavour drinks and desserts in Indian cuisine . It is also known as Screw pine tree and its essence is also called Pandan essence.

By gulafshan khan on 11/2/2008 6:09:00 AM

hi... just want to knwo what is kewra?

By Subbooh Siddiqui on 9/20/2007 7:29:00 AM

very nice halwa.keep it up***

By sukhmani on 9/14/2007 6:35:00 PM

i tried and it came out very good..easy and quick..thanks


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