Sooji ka Tukri/Karak Halwa

A must try recipe with simple ingridients. Sooji ka tukri/karrak halwa, a treat for those with a sweet tooth. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Sugar 1 & ½ Cup
  • Water 1 Cup
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3-4
  • Kewra water 1 tsp
  • Sooji (Semolina) 3 Cups
  • Ghee ½ Cup
  • Khopra (Desiccated coconut) 1-2 tbs
  • Badam (Almonds) sliced
  • Pista (Pistachio) sliced


In a saucepan,add,sugar,water,green cardamom,kewra water and mix well,bring it to boil and cook on low flame until sugar is dissolved and continue cooking until syrup is thickens (one string consistency).

Remove green cardamom from sugar syrup and discard and set aside sugar syrup for later use.

In a wok,add semolina & dry roast on low flame until fragrant (approx. 10-12 minutes).

Add ghee,mix well & cook on low flame for 10-12 minutes and mix continuously.

Turn off the flame,add prepared sugar syrup,turn on the flame,mix continuously & cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

On greased tray 9 x 12“(with ghee),add prepared sooji mixture,desiccated coconut,almonds,pistachios & press firmly.

Cut into desired pieces & let it set for 2 hours & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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