Badam Aur Suji ka Halwa

suji ka halwa

Suji ka halwa is a sweet dish from India this video is hosted by the chef Sanjeev Kapoor who is a famous Chef and can be seen every sunday on Zee-TV.


Almonds, blanched and peeled     2½ cups
Semolina (rawa/suji), roasted     1 cup
Ghee      ½ cup + 1 tablespoon
Sugar     2½ cups
Milk     1 cup
Saffron     few strands
Green cardamom powder     1½ teaspoons

1.Pat the almonds dry. Keep aside twenty almonds for garnish and grind the rest to a coarse powder.
2.Heat half a cup of ghee in a pan. Add almond powder and sauté over medium heat till golden.
3.Add semolina and mix well. Add sugar and mix.  Add milk and stir to mix well.  Let it cook for eight to ten minutes.
4.Add saffron and stir. Continue to cook till the halwa thickens.
5.Add green cardamom powder and stir to mix well.
6. Add one tablespoon of ghee to finish off. Garnish with reserved almonds and serve hot.