Monday, March 3, 2008


1 cup (200 g )Suji (Rava ,semolina)

1 1/2 (250 g )cup sugar
1 /2 ( 100 g )cup ghee
2 cup water double the volume of suji
5-6 Raisin
4-5 cashewnuts
red colour or kasari powder 2 pinch)
saffron for colour and flavour (3-4 threads)
2 green cardamom


  • Roast suji in a pan.remove and keep aside.

  • Soak saffron in 3 t milk,

  • Heat 1 t ghee fry the nuts and take out.

  • Grind green cardamom with 1 t sugar to a very fine powder(grind with sugar it grind very fine powder)

  • Bring the water to boil.add the red colour. green cardamon powder,1 t ghee.stir and add the suji little by little to the boiling water . with constant stirring and cook till the mass is dry ├índ add the ghee stir well .add the sugar little by little,be careful ,because a lot of splatting will keep cooking with constant stirring till all the sugar is absorbed and halwa starts leaving in the sides if the pan.

Sprinkle the saffron milk and add the fried nuts and serve hot.

White suji Halva
200 g suji
160 g sugar
160 g ghee
water double amount of suji
3-4 almounds
raisins few
cashwnut few
2 green cardamom


    Add water and sugar in a sauce pan and bring to boil to make syrup of sugar and water.
  • Heat ghee in a pan .add suji with constant stirring on slow fire till light brown in colour and the mixer emits a characteristic flavour.
  • Add syrup little by little to fried suji being cooked on slow fire.stir quickly care that no lumps careful ,lot of splatting Will occur,so keep on stirring till all the syrup is absorbed and halva starts leaving the sides of the pan
  • serve hot garnish with powdered cardamom and chopped nuts

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