Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe

Semolina Dry Halwa (Suji Ka Khushk Halwa )

 Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe
Photo: Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe
Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe
Photo: Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe

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Check it out the Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe and printable version below.

Semolina Dry Halwa Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author Bushrah | Recipestable


  • 250 gm sugar
  • 150 gm clarified butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoon raisins
  • 2 tablespoon dried desiccated coconut
  • 50 gm almonds thinly sliced
  • 50 gm pistachios thinly sliced



  • Take a saucepan, combine sugar and water and cook on low heat for 10 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved and the syrup thickens to a two thread consistency.
  • Meanwhile, heat 50 gm clarified butter in a deep wok.
  • Add semolina and stir fry for few minutes on low heat until it becomes fragrant.
  • Add desiccated coconut, raisins, nuts and cardamom powder; cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the hot thick sugar syrup and remaining melted ghee all at once, stirring continuously.
  • Cook for a couple of minutes till it is almost dry and halwa rolls into a ball.
  • Quickly spread out in a greased dish.
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios.
  • Using a sharp knife, mark lines to make squares or diamonds and keep aside to set.
  • When it cools, cut through the scored lines.
  • Transfer to serving plate or store in air-tight container. Semolina Dry Halwa ready to enjoy!! 🙂


Serving Suggestions:
Serve Semolina Dry Halwa as a dessert after any meal or you can enjoy it as a tea time snack.

I have also posted Suji Halwa with Khoya Recipe  which is another easiest & tastiest version of making halwa. Do check it out as well.

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