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Suji ka Halwa

Semolina Sweet

Recipe by tasnim of karachi, PK

Best with puris and at breakfast time .

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    • 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 .


    jean chaurasia

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


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

    Shreya MEhta

    What do you mean by 1/2 tblspn of spice



    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.

    gulafshan khan

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

    Subbooh Siddiqui

    Subbooh Siddiqui

    very nice halwa.keep it up***


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