Sooji Halwa With Ghee Roasted Dates And Raisins

Sooji Halwa is one such humble and pious Indian sweet which is made during all the occasions and festivals. It is associated with god and goddess and offered as prasadam to them. Be it any festival or any kind of occasion Sooji halwa is always made at my place. It is easy to prepare and it gives a very spiritual feeling. My younger daughter likes it a lot so I also prepare at as an after-school snack for her and at times even give her in her lunch box.
I usually add almonds and raisins but this time I have added ghee roasted Dates with raisins as my daughter loves dates. So just gave a little tweak by adding these dry fruits. As always my daughter relished it and went ga ga about this halwa.

She demands this halwa even for breakfast and I am more than happy to cook this for her. It’s healthy and delicious which gives her the energy and boosts her to carry on activities.

sooji-halwa

Recipe of Sooji Halwa With Ghee Roasted Dates and Raisin

Ingredients:

1 cup Sooji, Rawa
3/4 cup Sugar
2/3 rd cup Ghee
2 cups Water
1/2 cup Dates
3/4  cup Raisins
1 tsp Cardamom powder

Method:

1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and roast dates and raisins for a minute and keep it aside.

2. Now add Sooji in the ghee and roast it on a medium flame till it is golden brown in color.

3. Keep stirring constantly or else it may stick on the pan.

4. Once the sooji is properly roasted and leaving its aroma add water and let it cook for about 5 minutes.

5. Cook till the water has been absorbed properly and sooji is cooked.

6. At this stage add sugar and cardamom powder and cook for another 2-3 minutes till the sugar melts and mixed properly in the halwa.

7. Remove it in a bowl and add ghee roasted dates and raisins in it and serve it hot.

sooji-halwa

Recipe of Sooji Halwa With Ghee Roasted Dates and Raisin

Hetal Kamdar

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Sooji Rawa
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 2/3 rd cup Ghee
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Dates
  • 3/4 cup Raisins
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder

Instructions
 

  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and roast dates and raisins for a minute and keep it aside.
  • Now add Sooji in the ghee and roast it on a medium flame till it is golden brown in color.
  • Keep stirring constantly or else it may stick on the pan.
  • Once the sooji is properly roasted and leaving its aroma add water and let it cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Cook till the water has been absorbed properly and sooji is cooked.
  • At this stage add sugar and cardamom powder and cook for another 2-3 minutes till the sugar melts and mixed properly in the halwa.
  • Remove it in a bowl and add ghee roasted dates and raisins in it and serve it hot.
Keyword suji halwa
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