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Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa Recipe

Sooji Halwa Recipe | How to make Sooji Halwa for Navaratri Ashtami Kanya Poojan and other special occasions | Rava Sheera Recipe
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 portions


  • Non-Stick Pan/Heavy Bottom Stainless Steel Kadhai or Pan


  • ½ Cup Sooji/Semolina Cream of Wheat
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Ghee
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom Powder optional
  • Mixed Nuts(Almonds and Cashews)
  • 8-10 Raisins


  • In a heavy bottom pan/kadhai or non stick pan, add sooji and start dry roasting it.
  • When light aroma starts to come, add ghee and roast sooji till it is light brown in color.
  • Also add finely chopped nuts.
  • Once sooji is light brown on color, add sugar and sauté for a min.
  • Next 3-4 cups water in batches. Keep on stirring the mixture.
  • Cook till the mixture starts to thicken up and is of dropping consistency.
  • Keep it for 1-2 mins and then serve hot.
  • After keeping for sometime, halwa starts to get grainy.
Keyword Indian Dessert, Recipes with Sooji/Semolina, Sooji Halwa
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