Sooji Halwa – Navratri Special

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It is really common during Navratri to eat Halwa in prasad at kanjak. This is an auspicious ritual that involves Pooja of little devis or girls. After the Pooja is done, Prasad is distributed and it generally involves, Halwa, Kala Channe and poori. This is followed generally all over India. This is a really important festival celebrated one day prior to Dussehra. Halwa is a common prasad used in several Pooja activities.

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: Indian

Preparation Time: 5-6 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20-25 Minutes

Total Time: 20- 30 Minutes



  • Sooji/Semolina (1/2 Cup)
  • Milk (1/2 Cup)
  • Water (1 Cup)
  • Sugar (1/2 Cup)
  • Almonds and other dry fruits (1 Table Spoon)
  • Cardamom Powder (1/4 Tea Spoon)



  • Take a saucepan, then add water, milk, sugar in it.
Sauce Pan – Eliza
Sauce Pan – Ring Handle
  • Keep the saucepan on the stove and start warming it.
Sauce Pan – Triplica
  • Keep stirring the mix, until it comes to boil. Then, keep it aside.

  • Then take a kadhai or frying pan and then add sooji in it. Then put it on the stove. Keep it for 2-3 minutes.
Non-Stick Kadhai – Rockline
Non-Stick Kadhai – Eliza
  • Then add ghee in it and keep it on medium flame.
  • Then keep stirring, make sure you do not leave it unattended, else the sooji will stick, doing this in a non-stick pan or kadhai will be way better.
Frying Pan – Imperial
Fry Pan – Linocut
  • Then add in the dry fruits (chopped) and also the cardamom powder. Then keep stirring.
  • Then add the milk mix which was kept aside earlier, in the sooji mix.
  • Then keep stirring and keep it on low flame.
  • Keep doing this until the texture becomes a little thick, then let it cool down. Your Sooji Halwa is ready.

Serve Your Halwa in these beautiful serving sets!

Serving Bowl Set – Miska
Serving Set – Farmhouse

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