Sunday, August 21, 2011

Suji Ka Halwa Punjabi Style سوجی کا حلوہ پنجابی انداز

Punjabi Halwa is an all time sweet dish of Punjab cooked on Eid, Shab e Barat, Weddings. It is liked by all age group especially by religious peoples. There is a quote in Punjabi " jethay pakkay halva uthay molvian da jalva" meaning where-ever halva is cooked Maulanas will present.".   Enjoy my family recipe for Punjabi Halva.

  • Suji (Semolina)  250 g
  • Ghee , melted  1 cup
  • Cardamom green broken 8
  • Water 3/4 cup
  • Sugar 3/4 cup
  • Coconut slices 2 tablespoon
  • Almond slices 1 tablespoon
  • Almond diced 1 tablespoon
  • Almond whole 8
  • Pistachio diced 1 tablespoon
  • Pistachio whole 15
  • Raisin 3 tablespoon

  • Heat ghee is a pan, add cardamom, when cardamom release flavour and pop add suji.
  • Cook on medium flame with constant stirring for 6-8 minutes till suji is light golden in colour.Add water and then sugar and stirr vigorously, add nuts and stirr. Lower the heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  • Delicious suji ka halwa Punjabi style is ready.
  • Serve in glass plates, hot or cold.