Ingredients used in Sooji Halwa
Water or milk – 2 1/2 cup.
Butter/ghee – 1/2 cup.
Mixed nuts and raisins – 1/2 cup.
Sugar – 1 cup.
Sooji(also called rava,semolina or farina) – 1 cup.
Salt – 1 pinch.
Saffron(optional) – to taste.
Melt butter in a heavy bottomed pan.Add nuts and then raisins and roast until very lightly colored and the raisins swell.Now add sooji and roast on low flame heat until lightly colored and fragrant.Add sugar and water/milk and increase heat to medium-When most of the water is absorbed, add a pinch of salt and saffron if using.Stir in gently and cover with a lid-Cover and rest for a few minutes before serving