Sooji Besan Halwa

Make this super easy and quick Sooji Besan Halwa recipe and enjoy with friends and family. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #Halwa #Dessert

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Prepare Sugar Syrup (Sheera):

  • Sugar 1 Cup
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) 1 tsp
  • Ghee ¾ Cup
  • Besan (Gram flour) sifted 2 & ½ Cups
  • Sooji (Semolina) ½ Cup
  • Ghee 2 tbs or as required
  • Cream ½ Cup
  • Pista (Pistachios) sliced 2 tbs
  • Kishmish (Raisins) 2 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) sliced 2 tbs


Prepare Sugar Syrup (Sheera):

In a saucepan add sugar, water, mix well & bring it to boil. Cook on medium flame until sugar melts.

Add cardamom powder, mix well then set aside.

In a wok add ghee & let it melt.

Add gram flour, semolina, mix well & cook on low flame until its fragrant (12-15 minutes).

Add ghee (2 tbs at a time),mix well & cook on low flame until it changes color (12-15 minutes) and mix continuously.

On low flame,add cream & mix well.

Add prepared sugar syrup, mix well & cook on low flame until it comes together & ghee separates (8-10 minutes).

Add pistachios, raisins, almonds, mix well & cook for 1-2 minutes then set aside.

Garnish with nuts & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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