Sooji halwa(Semolina pudding with jaggery)
Semolina pudding with jaggery is a good way to make the pudding without added commercial sugar.Jaggery is also good in Iron content and helps avoid flu.
- ¾ cup sooji/semolina
- ½ cup jaggery crushed so that there is no lumps
- ½ cup ghee
- 2-¼ cup milk+water each
- ½ tsp cardamom powder
Heat pan and roast semolina in the pan until it becomes light brown.
Generally takes 10-15 mins.
Now add ghee and cardamom powder to it and let it cook.
Boil milk and water separately and add it to semolina.
While pouring, keep your hand away from the pan to avoid getting scalded by steam.
Add crushed jaggery to this mix and switch off the gas.
You may replace jaggery with sugar if required
If you are using unprocessed jaggery, then add it to the mix and turn off the heat as soon as possible as it has the tendency to curdle the milk.