- 1/2 cup ghee
- 1 cup semolina (rava/sooji)
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 cups water
- 1/4 tsp ground cardamom
- 1 tbsp finely chopped almonds
Sooji Halwa is popularly known as Rava Sheera in western parts of India and Rava Kesari in southern part of India. This quick, easy and most delightful halwa is prepared in almost every home. The method to prepare this Sooji Halwa is more or less similar in every part of the country. The key ingredient is semolina (rava/sooji) and milk or water depending on the region.
Sooji is good for loss of weight and is beneficial for diabetic patients as it has the low glycemic index. It provides energy and is high in carbohydrates. Sooji is rich in calcium and zinc andis good for bone health.
How to make Sooji Halwa
Halwa originated in Arabia and was first prepared in the 7th century. There are many variations that are made with different ingredients such as carrot, wheat flour, sooji, etc.