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Rava sheera

Recipe card for suji ka halwa

Nehas Cook Book
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 servings


  • ½ cup sooji rava or semolina (fine verity)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup ghee
  • 1 +1/2 cup water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom seeds powder
  • 2 tbsp saffron water
  • 2 tbsp Chopped cashews almond and pistachio


  • Boil 1.5 cup water in a small pan.
  • Then, in another pan add ghee and chopped dry fruits. Roast it slightly and keep it aside.
  • Now, add sooji and roast it on medium flame.
  • Keep stirring and roasting till it gets a slight brown color. After 5-7 minutes you will get the nice toasty aroma of sooji and ghee separates from it.
  • Now add warm water slowly. Cook with stirring continuously till water is absorbed. This will be done very quickly.
  • Now add sugar and mix well.
  • Cook till again it gets thick.
  • Then add cardamom powder, saffron milk and roasted dry fruits in it. Mix well.
  • Ghee will start to ooze out and sheera starts to leave the sides of the pan. Then turn off the stove heat.


  • Take a fine variety of semolina ( rava).
  • The proportion of sooji, ghee, and sugar should be equal.
  • Take water proportion 3 times more than sooji.
  • sooji will puff up and become soft when warm water is added in it.