Suji Halwa Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Easy
Occasion Bonefire Party
Recipe Type Sweets
Cuisine South Indian

Sooji Halwa is a very popular sweet dish all over India and is made on religious occasions, as parsad (offering to God). After prayer Halwa is served to devotees as a blessing.


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Wheat Flour 0.5 cup 225 124.95
Ghee 3 tablespoon 744.3 80.64 20.97
Cashew Nut 1 tablespoon 82.65 6.6
Raisins 1 tablespoon 14.95
Almond 1 tablespoon 80.36 6.9
Sugar 0.5 cup 387
Water 1.25 cup 0
Saffron 1 few 9.9 0.14
Cardamom Powder 0.25 teaspoon 1.9 0.01
1546.06 219.24 20.97

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Heat a pan on medium heat and pour in the Ghee.
  2. 2 Allow the Ghee to heat up and then add in the Cashew Nut, raisin and the Almond.
  3. 3 Fry them for about 30 seconds Till the raisin plum up.
  4. 4 Add in the Suji and cook Till it releases an aroma and has a wonderful light-golden color.
  5. 5 Meanwhile crush the Saffron with a little bit of Sugar in a mortar and pestel.
  6. 6 Continously stir the Suji Till done.
  7. 7 Add Sugar and mix in well.
  8. 8 Heat up the Water in the microwave to speed up process and add to the Suji.
  9. 9 Lower the heat, add in the Saffron and keep stirring Till it reaches the desired consistency.
  10. 10 Lastly, add in the Cardamom Powder, mix well, cover and allow it to stand for a couple of minutes.