In India, no occasion is complete without a bowl of delicious halwa. Be it a festival or a simple dinner party at home, halwa holds a special place not only in the dessert menu but also in our hearts. In fact, it is one common dessert available in every regional cuisine across the country. The best part is that it can be made with a myriad of ingredients. For instance, atta halwa, gajar halwa, besan halwa and many more, the list is never-ending. If you happen to be a fan of halwa just like us, then you must have tried the classic sooji ka halwa. Here we bring you a sooji ka halwa recipe with a twist of royalty. It is called Shahi Sooji Halwa.
Besides being delicious in taste, this halwa recipe is also very easy and quick to make. To prepare this, all you need is semolina (of course), cardamom, saffron strands, sugar, and desi ghee. That's all you need to cook this delicious dessert. Enjoy this easy dessert recipe with family and friends! Read below to know the complete recipe.
Shahi Sooji Halwa Recipe: How To Make Shahi Sooji Halwa
To begin with, take a bowl and fill it with warm water. Add almonds in the bowl and soak them overnight. Next morning, peel almonds and roughly chop them and also crunch green cardamom with mortar and pestle.
For the sugar syrup, heat a saucepan and pour water in it. Once the water starts boiling, add saffron strands, sugar to taste, and crushed cardamoms. Stir for about 5-6 minutes and your syrup is ready!
Heat ghee in a frying pan, add sooji and stir until it changes colour. Add sugar syrup and simmer for 10-12 minutes. Garnish it with rose petals and dry fruits. Your halwa is ready to be relished.
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