Badam aur sooji ka halwa (almond and semolina pudding)

2 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
3 tablespoons ghee(clarified butter)

1 cup Semolina (sooji /cream of wheat)

1/4th cup coarse ground almonds

(Run 20-25 almonds through a food processor for 30 seconds)

1 1/2  cups milk

1 cup water.

3 tablespoons sugar or as per taste

seeds of 3 green cardamoms

pinch of saffron


  • Heat the ghee in a non stick pot . Add the semolina to it and dry roast on a medium flame till the semolina is light brown and gives off a nutty aroma.
  • Add the almond powder and sugar and mix well for 30 seconds. Soak the saffron in 1/2 cup milk and microwave for 30 secondes to release color and flavor .
  • Add 1 cup milk,1 cup water and 1/2 cup saffron soaked milk . Add the liquids slowly 1 cup at a time and stir quickly to prevent lumps.
  • Keep stirring till the mixture leaves the sides and bottom of the pan and comes together in a big lump.
  • Garnish with slivered almonds and crushed cardamom seeds. Serve warm.


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