sooji halwa recipe

Suji Halwa/Sheera Recipe

More than 80 types of sheera recipes that exist in our rich cultural treasure Suji ka Halwa definitely top the list due to its deep flavor, texture and aroma.

Sooji Halwa or Rava Sheera is an absolute no brainer when it comes to kathas or poojas. Fairly unfussy to cook, this semolina recipe is an absolute delight to our taste buds. With my sooji ka halwa recipe you will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth without working too hard for it. Homemade sheera can give tough competition to best of the sweet dishes a run for their money.

If you are a new bride or always fret preparing sweet dishes, worry not! I have got you covered by this easy How to make sooji halwa recipe below. Go impress your in-laws with this step by step guide to heavenly sweet dish. Garnish it with almonds, cashews or basil/tulsi for added flavor.

How to Make Sooji Halwa

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Suji Halwa/Sheera Recipe

Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 999kcal
Author Siddhi Panchal


  • 1 cup Sooji/Suji/Rava/Semolina
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1.5 l Milk
  • 1 tbsp green cardamom powder Elaichi powder
  • 10-15 Raisin/Kismis
  • 7-8 Almonds Thin sliced
  • 7-8 Almonds Half Sliced and Roasted for Garnishing


  • Heat the Ghee in a Kadai or pan. Add suji and roast on low heat till pink and fragrant.
  • Heat milk in another vessel. Stir suji occasionally so it doesn’t stick to pan.
  • When suji becomes pink and fragrant add Kismis, Thin sliced Almonds, cardamom powder and then hot milk.
  • Let the milk burn and separates the ghee from suji on medium flame and stir it.
  • Add sugar, mix it well and cook till it melts.
  • Switch off heat and pour to serving bowl and garnish it with roasted sliced almonds.


Calories: 999kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 59g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 633mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 70g | Vitamin A: 608IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 446mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition Facts
Suji Halwa/Sheera Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 999 Calories from Fat 531
% Daily Value*
Fat 59g91%
Saturated Fat 35g219%
Cholesterol 153mg51%
Sodium 164mg7%
Potassium 633mg18%
Carbohydrates 102g34%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 70g78%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 608IU12%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 446mg45%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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