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January 10, 2011

Sweet Sooji halwa in Jaggery sauce

halwa 1

Wish you all a happy & prosperous New Year.  Starting this year with this sweet sooji halwa which taste unique & delicious.  My mother makes this very often & use this as a stuffing for the boli as well.  Either way it taste awesome :)

Ingredients :
  1. Sooji / Rava / Semolina - 1/2 cup
  2. Jaggery - 1/2 cup (more or less depends on ur sweet tooth)
  3. Milk - 1 cup
  4. Water - 1/2 cup
  5. Nuts (cashewnuts, raisins, almonds) - 2 tbsp
  6. Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  7. Ghee / clarified butter - 2 tbsp
halwa 3

Method :

1.   Dissolve the jaggery in 1/2 cup of water & filter it.  

2.   Heat  ghee in the pan & roast the rava till light brown in color.  Add jaggery water followed by milk.  Simmer the heat & cook until you get the desired consistency.

3.   Meanwhile roast the nuts in ghee & add it to the halwa along with the cardamom powder.

halwa 2

Serve warm.


Pavithra Elangovan said...

Absolutely tempting halwa.. i am seriously craving for some sweet now.

Suganya said...


Unknown said...

that looks really yumm..

Indian Khana said...

Looks delicious....nice idea using jaggery...will try

notyet100 said...

halwa reminds me of my mom,..

anu said...

The Sooji Halwa looks awesome and delicious.

swapna said...


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