Sunday, July 17, 2011

Suji Ka Khushk Halwa (Dry Halwa) سوجی کا خشک حلوہ

Suji Ka Khushk Halwa (Dry Halwa)

Past night was a Shab e Barat Night.  In Pakistan Sunni Muslim belongs to Barelvi Maslak in general,  cook Halwa of different variety to celebrate this  Noble night. Suji Ka Khushk Halwa is a very tasty halwa with long shelf life. Its preparation required a little skill but it can be stored for a week or more.


  • Suji (Semolina)  3/4 Kg
  • Sugar 3/4 kg
  • Ghee 1 cup
  • Cardamom Green 12
  • Coconut chopped as desired
  • Raisin as desired
  • Almond sliced/chopped as desired
  • Pistachio chopped as desired
  • Water 1 glass


  • Roast suji is a pan on low flame till light golden brown (20-30 minutes). Keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in another pan add Cardamon, stirr, then add first sugar and then water. Cook on medium flame till thick sugar syrup is obtained.
  • Pre lubricate holding flat bottom pan for setting of prepared halwa.
  • When sugar syrup is thick add roasted suji and nuts to it and stirr quickly and vigorously , it take 1-3 minutes only. Then remove quickly the prepared halwa into lubricated pan/mould. flatten the halwa and cut into diamond shape with a sharp knife as quickly as possible. The Dry Halwa will settled in 5-7 minutes.
  • Separated diamond shaped flakes . Distribute among your neighbours and children.

Mood: cheerful
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