Make authentic sooji halwa  in 20 minutes.

Make authentic Pakistani sooji halwa in 20 minutes with an easy VIDEO recipe. Get my detailed recipe for restaurant-style halwa with tips and variations.

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Sooji halwa/halva is a Pakistani and North Indian semolina pudding that is the go-to quick and easy dessert in most traditional homes. It is also called suji ka halwa.

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Suji ka halwa






Green Cardamom


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Prep:  2 mins Cook:  18 mins

Total Time:  25 mins Servings :  12

Calories: 268kcal

Making sheera or sugar syrup is simple. Put all ingredients in the pot and boil it. When sugar melts sheera is ready.

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Step 1

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Step 2

Take a wide and thick-based vessel. Heat ghee and add the cardamom and cloves.

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Step 3

Let semolina turn golden on low heat. This is a very important step, be vigilent and do not burn.

Step 3

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Step 4

At this stage add sheera, the sugar syrup. Cook on low heat and stir at intervals. sooji will puff up.

You need this texture! Sooji Halwa is ready. Find more details, tips, variation and video in the post.

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