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Sooji Halwa ( With Jaggery)

Sooji halwa is a sweet and delicious dessert and is one of the easiest halwa It is very easy to put together and will not take more than 10minutes. There is very little stirring unlike usual halwa preparation. It has the  inviting aroma of roasted sooji, cardamon and ghee and is perfect for any occasion. This recipe is inspired by the sooji halwa of Manjula's kitchen..I used the exact measurement but here I used jaggery instead of sugar.

Sooji/Rawa- 1/2 cup
Ghee - 1/4 cup
Powdered jaggery- 1/3 cup
Water- 1 1/2 cup
Cardamon- a pinch
cashew nut chopped- 2 tsp
Cashews for garnish

Boil water and jaggery till it is completely dissolved, strain and keep aside.
Roast sooji in ghee for five minutes till it is golden brown and there is a nice aroma.
Add jaggery syrup little by little and stir till the halwa gets thickened for 5 minutes. Add cardamon powder and roasted cashews.Pour into a greased plate and allow to cool and set.Garnish and serve.

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Hope you will all enjoy..


  1. Sooji halwa looks delicious and yummy...

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  2. That looks delectable! I love jaggery in my desserts/ sweets;)

    US Masala

  3. Halwa with Jaggery sounds delicious n more healthy...

  4. Adipoli sooji halwa, jaggery version is really good.

  5. Woww jaggery sooji halwa looks soo marvellous,wat a catchy colour..

  6. njanum innale halwa undakialloo, pakshe veree ingredient annu..he he :) this looks mouthwatering..wish to taste it..

  7. slurp...super aayittundu ketto...Kurachu parcel cheyyoo..


  8. My, my..what a treat it is to the sore eye! I am a halwa crazy female and nothing looks more tempting to me than this right now. Yum!

  9. wowowow..halwa looks great tempting n delicious..feel like having some now..yum!

  10. Slurp! The halwa very yummy and drool-worthy!

  11. Wow Yummy looking Sooji Halwa - putting me in the mood for dessert!

  12. Sooji halwa looks super delicious.

  13. I love jaggery in sweets . This halwa looks delicious and yummy !!

  14. thank you for linking this delicious halwa

  15. Seriously, never made kesari with jaggery..Looks delectable ..

  16. Halwa looks so tasty and fulfilling. Can't take my eyes off your creation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  17. halwa with to try it sometimes....this is my first visit to your space and I got to tell you hav an amazing space...happy to follow u visit mine whenever u have time :-)

  18. Loos mouthwatering Suja.That was a great idea to replace it with jaggery,I must say.Since am also keeping away fom sugar as much as possible..Will try this one.

  19. Even i have one post of suji ka halwa.. this looks yummy:)

  20. Looks tempting and yummy! Love the use of jaggery in the recipe...

  21. Looks so yum and wonderful idea...I never made it with jaggery will try it

  22. Wav delicious and healthy halwa.I never tried jaggery in suji halwa,i will try now.Great post.

  23. wonderful...halwa with very little tht's like my kind of halwa...thank you.

  24. wow tempting halwa dear,luks amazing...

  25. Wow.. it looks nice and soft and tender and wht not.. so silkyyy...

  26. Adipoli aytund tto, njan etra undakiyalum ee sooji halwa seri akuve ellanne. ethu try cheyam ketto, i like jaggery based sweets :)

  27. Delicious! Looks soft, rich and delicious.

  28. Looks yummy halwa..we to make in a same way.

  29. I hope...I m invited..irresistable n delicious dear..
    Tasty appetite

  30. Hey, that is a nice colored halwa. I have never added jaggery, must be good as it is sugar less. So, Will durely give it a try dear.

  31. Loved the colour of the halwa, looks awesome:)

  32. Lovely and easy recipe. Yummy sooji halwa.

    Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran,

  33. new addition of jaggery to sooji halwa is interesting. yummy.

  34. Yummy sooji halwa..Lovely click!

  35. Thanks all for the sweet comments:)

  36. Wow, yummy yum! Looks too delicious da..!


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