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Semolina Halwa / Ksheera

Published Wednesday, 03 June, 2015 by Jeshta



  • Semolina 1 cup
  • purified butter 4 teaspoons
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon cahews
  • 3 pistachio (optional)
  • 1 pinch saffron strands (optional)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water


Heat pan and add semolina into the pan and saute with 2 spoons of purified butter until semolina turns slightly golden. Keep aside until cools.

in a sauce pan mix water, milk and sugar. (you can also add food color or vanilla/rose flavor. I prefer eating healthy)

bring to boil.

add the raisins and semolina

keep stirring so that no lumps are formed.

cook until semolina thickens and boils.

put the flame off

add the 2 teaspoon purified butter in a seasoning pan and add the cashews.

fry until brown

empty the contents it into the dish.

powder the pistachio and 3 strands saffron strands by pounding, sprinkle it as garnish.

ready to eat as desert or with indian bread(roti/puri)


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