Suji ka halwa ( Suji no shiro )
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An Indian Dessert made using Semolina/Suji along with dry fruits and sugar syrup, easy to prepare and tastes delicious. It tastes more delicious when served by Grand-Maa. So here we are presenting this recipe from Grand-Maa’s treasure.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3-4 person
  • 1 cup semolina ( suji )
  • 3 cup milk / 1 ½ cup milk + 1 ½ cup water
  • ½ cup + 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup nuts ( roughly chopped )
  • 1 tbsp resins
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp soaked saffron water
  • Chopped nuts, for garnishing
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
  1. In a deep, heavy-based nonstick pan heat ghee. Add suji. Stir it on medium-high flame.
  2. Meanwhile, boil milk or milk + water and sugar in another pan. ( If pan having handle then it will be helpful for you ).
  3. Stir suji for 8-10 min or when the suji turns into a light brown and gets a glossy look and does not stick together much. Add nuts and raisins in suji.
  4. Add sugar solution slowly and continuously stir it.
  5. Cook on slow flame till the liquid is absorbed approx. 15-20. You can see now suji ka halwa is about to ready. It does not stick to the pan.
  6. Add cardamom powder and saffron water. Cook till the water gets absorbed.
  7. Turn off the flame. Garnish the prepared suji ka halwa with chopped nuts and serve hot.
Recipe by Zeel's Kitchen at