Poori Halwa

This is a very famous, traditional and religious food. It is prepared only on certain occasions. It is used as a religious food and given in small quantities to everyone, rich or poor. It can also be had as breakfast, lunch or dinner. A very appetizing recipe that children love and enjoy the most.


For Halwa:

  • Rava- 1cup (Semolina)
  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Milk – one cup
  • Water – 1.5 cups
  • Cardamom powder – 1 gm
  • Dry fruits ( if required)
  • A pinch of saffron
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp( clarified butter)

For Poori:

  • 3 cups of wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp – oil
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste


For the Halwa

  • Put the semolina in a deep vessel and roast for 2-3 mins on a low flame
  • Add ghee and roast again for 4 mins on a medium flame
  • Stir the Rava and keep aside in a dish
  • Put sugar , milk and water in the same vessel to roast Rava
  • Add cardamom powder, dry fruits saffron and bring the mixture to a boil on a low flame
  • Add the roasted Rava and stir to avoid lumps
  • When done it will look like a solid mass all combined together and well roasted
  • Garnish with dry fruits and serve hot with the pooris.

For the Pooris

  • Add oil and salt to the sieved flour. Add water to knead to a stiff dough
  • Make small balls and roll out 8 cm discs.
  • Deep fry in oil till they are puffed up and golden brown
  • Serve with hot Halwa.