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Recipe for Suji Ka Halwa or semolina, you will need one cup of Semolina, suji or rhubarb and one cup of oil, one cup of sugar, however we are having a little less than one cup just to lower the calories. Two cups of water and a pinch of saffron threads, a pinch of saffron color, a few Cardamom pods and for final garnishing, you’ll need assorted nuts.
We will start of by adding two cups of hot water and we’ll add the two pieces of cardamom pods, the saffron coloring and the saffron threads to the water, next add the sugar. Keep this on the stove for boiling. Now in a separate pan we’ve added the oil and we’ll let it heat up a bit and now season the oil with the Cardamom pods. Make sure the oil isn’t too hot and now we’re going to add the nuts just to fry them for a few seconds and then add the semolina.
Now we’ll roast the semolina in the oil. We have saved a few nuts for the final garnishing. Bruno on a slow to medium fire as the suji tends to bend really quickly. And remember to keep stirring; we can see that the mixture is becoming a light brown color and now we will be adding the hot yellow water that is been boiling. And be careful when you’re putting it in remove from the flame.
Let it cook on a medium to high flame until the water evaporates, two to three minutes to evaporate. And now the Halwa is forming into a bowl and you can see it’s not sticking to the edges either.
The Halwa is almost ready and soon the oil will separates from the mixture and it will be done. And it only took five to ten minutes to make this Halwa. We know how fast that we make when the oil separates from the mixture, it means that the Halwa is done. The Halwa is now ready and we will take it out and do a clever dish. If you have Vark or silver leaves, you can add this on to the Halwa to make it more presentable. And we will also add the nuts now and now it’s ready to be served.