Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa


Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa

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A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes. It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight.

Sheera makes a traditional and delightful combination with puris and chana.

Check our collection of sheera recipes, that apart from semolina are made using varieties of nuts, flours or a combination of flour and fruits and even dals.

Enjoy how to make Rava Sheera recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.

Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients
Method
For rava sheera

    For rava sheera
  1. To make rava sheera, heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the semolina and sauté on a slow flame for 6 to 8 minutes. , while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the milk, 2½ cups of hot water, mix well and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the sugar, raisins and cashewnuts and mix well. Cover and cook on a slow flame for about 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Serve the rava sheera immediately garnished with cardamom powder, raisins and cashewnuts.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy383 cal
Protein3.7 g
Carbohydrates50.7 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat17.9 g
Cholesterol2.7 mg
Sodium8.5 mg
Rava Sheera Video, Sooji Ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
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How to make Rava Sheera/Sooji ka Halva

  1. To make Rava Sheera, take a broad non-stick pan and put ghee into it. Let the ghee get heated up.
  2. Add the semolina.
  3. Roast on a slow flame for 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally or till it turns golden brown in color or till you get the aroma of the Rava. It should only be cooked on a slow flame to prevent the sooji from burning.
  4. Now add the milk. Using warm milk is important as it will help the semolina cook faster.
  5. Add 2½ cups of hot water. These liquids will help in cooking the semolina properly.
  6. Mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  7. Now add the sugar. You may decrease or increase the quantity of sugar to your desired level of sweetness.
  8. Add the chopped raisins and cashew nuts and mix well. You can also use other dry fruits like almonds, pistachio, walnuts, etc. 
  9. Mix well so that all the ingredients get incorporated into the Rava Sheera.
  10. Cover and cook on a slow flame about 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. It might take a little more or less time as it depends highly on the quality of the sooji and also the flame on which it is cooked. 
  11. Add the cardamom powder. You can also flavor your Rava sheera with saffron. Soak the saffron in about 1 tbsp of warm milk and incorporate it into your sheera along with the milk.
  12. Mix Rava sheera, Sooji ka Halva well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  13. Your Rava Sheera is now ready to serve. Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder, raisins and cashew nuts or any other dry fruits.

Reviews

Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 05 Jun 19 10:13 PM
4

I used corn rava to make it gluten free , the ghee could have been easily 1 tbsp lesser. I used erythrit /Stevia instead of sugar and used half the recommended amount. It was more than sweet enough. The ghee used was ouzing from the sides. But thank you.
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 01 Apr 19 02:34 PM
5

Hi madam I''m professional in cooking if I try milk added with some saffron, will it be better?As it will add a nice aroma. reply pls
Tarla Dalal
02 Apr 19 09:01 AM
   Hi Baban, To make saffron flavored rava sheera you can refer this recipe https://www.tarladalal.com/Kesari-Bhaat-42564r
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 17 Feb 19 10:32 PM
5

Love this recipe. Keep up the good work.
Edited after original posting.
Tarla Dalal
18 Feb 19 09:48 AM
   Hello, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy cooking !!
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 17 Jul 18 07:35 PM
5

I tried it, it turned out so good, that my family finished it off at once, and asked me to make more.
Tarla Dalal
19 Jul 18 09:02 AM
   Hi Angelica, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy cooking !!
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 09 Mar 18 08:39 PM
5

nice recipe. .Thanks
Tarla Dalal
10 Mar 18 08:55 AM
   we are delighted you loved the Nariyal ki Meethi Roti recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 05 Dec 17 08:30 AM
5

Tarla Dalal
05 Dec 17 11:04 AM
   Hi, Thank you. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them... Happy Cooking !!
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 24 Sep 17 07:17 PM
5

It was so easy to prepare. Came out good. Thank you Ma''am
Tarla Dalal
25 Sep 17 08:39 AM
   Hi, Thank you for your kind words..Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them... Happy Cooking !!
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 21 Aug 17 11:37 AM
5

Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 24 Jun 17 09:29 AM
5

I tried dis receipe just now n my kids loved it. thank u so much maam??
Tarla Dalal
24 Jun 17 01:37 PM
   So nice to heat that.
Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa
 on 06 May 17 08:57 AM
5

This recipe turned out the way I needed. Thanks Tarla ji for a simple yet best recipe.
Tarla Dalal
08 May 17 08:46 AM
   Hi Hasina, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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