Recipe: Sooji Halwa
Sooji Ka Halwaa
Sooji Halwa is a very popular sweet in India. It is usually made during festive occasions or as parsad (offerings to God).
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For 4 servings.
1/2 cup sooji (rava, semolina flour)
1/4 cup ghee (clarified butter)
1/3 cup sugar
1 1/2cup water
Half tea spoon cardamom powder
Some sliced dry fruits for garnish
Boil water with sugar and cardamom powder in a pan over medium heat. Bring to a boil and set aside.
Put a frying pan on medium heat to melt ghee.
Add sooji to the pan and roast to a golden brown color. Keep stirring constantly. This usually takes 6-7 minutes.
Add the syrup that you prepared in step 1slowly.
Turn down stove to medium low and let it cook for about 2-3 minutes. Keep on stirring occasionally.
Sooji will slowly absorb water and the halwa a little softer.
Garnish with dry fruits and serve.
Suggestion fo serving:
Hlawa tastes best when hot.
Many people eat with with poori for breakfast.
from Delhi Night Market http://foodtourindelhi.com/recipe-sooji-halwa/