Sooji Halwa (Low Fat/Sugar Version)

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by kstandefer

This is a lower fat / lower sugar version of Sooji Halwa

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup semolina meal (Sooji)
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 2 12 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons ghee
  • 1 tablespoon butter substitute or 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 -3 cardamom, coarsely powdered
  • almonds (slivered)


  1. Add sugar to water and mix well. Keep aside.
  2. In a skillet (kadahi) take ghee and sooji and cook for 5 minutes. Add oil/butter and cook for 20 minutes on medium heat, till the sooji turns light brown. With the skillet on the stove, add cardamom powder, then add water-sugar solution slowly, stirring with a spoon and allow the water to evaporate (it would take about 5-7 minute). Garnish with slivered almonds.
  3. Garnish with a few grated almond pieces.

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