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5 from 2 votes

Sooji Ka Halwa , Semolina Pudding

Sooji ka Halwa- a very popular and delicious Indian dessert made semolina,pure ghee and sugar
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Desserts/Sweets/Mithai
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: Halwa, semolina, sheera, sooji halwa
Servings: 6 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1 cup Semolina / Sooji
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 1.5 cup Sugar / Chini
  • 3.5 cup Water / Paani
  • 4 tbsp mixed nuts chopped
  • 3 tbsp Raisins / Kishmish
  • 2.5 tbsp Fresh Coconut, Grated optional
  • 1/2 tsp Green Cardamom / Hari Elaichi powder


  • Heat ghee in a pan and add semolina and fry on low heat,keep stirring.
  • When semolina become golden in colour then add warm water and let it come to a boil.
  • When water start boiling add sugar, chopped nuts and raisins.
  • Keep stirring ,till it become thick like a paste and all water get absorbed.(remember it will thicken further while it cool down)
  • Now add cardamom powder and grated or dessicated coconut and mix well.
  • Take out in a bowl and serve hot ,garnish with some chopped nuts and coconut.
  • OR- pour in a greased plate , sprinkle some desiccated coconut  over it  and let it cool down for 1/2 hour,then cut into square or diamond shapes and serve as  semolina burfi.