Sajjige (Sooji Halwa)

Sajjige and Sandigae – made for each other!

 

Sajjige (Sooji Halwa)

Recipe by Shanta Rao
Servings

6-8

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • Sooji (medium) : 1 Cup

  • Sugar : 1 Cup

  • Cashew Pieces and Raisins : 2 Tblsp (approx)

  • Saffron (Kesari) : 3 pinches for good color

  • Ghee : 1/4 Cup

Directions

  • Fry sooji in a kadai or a heavy bottomed sauce pan until it browns. Set aside.
  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in the kadai, add sooji and sugar and stir together on low fire until sooji is cooked.
  • Stir sooji well so there are no more lumps, add ghee and kesari, mix well on low fire, then remove from the fire.
    Stir in the cashews and raisins.