Saha Udyog Sooji Halwa with Puri is a popular and delicious North Indian breakfast dish. Suji Halwa, also known as Rava Halwa, is a sweet semolina pudding made with sugar and ghee, while Puri is a deep-fried Indian bread. Together, they make a delicious and satisfying meal. The recipe is easy to make and can be prepared in under 30 minutes.
Ingredients for Saha Udyog Sooji Halwa:
- 1 cup Saha Udyog Sooji (semolina)
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 cups milk
- 1/2 cup ghee
- 1 tsp cardamom powder
- 2 tbsp chopped nuts (almonds, cashews) (optional)
Ingredients for Puri:
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup oil
- Water, as needed
Instructions for Suji Halwa:
- Heat ghee in a pan and add suji. Fry until golden brown.
- Add sugar, water, and milk. Stir well.
- Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low.
- Cook for 10-15 minutes or until the halwa has thickened and the semolina is fully cooked.
- Add cardamom powder and chopped nuts (if using) and stir well.
- Remove from heat and let it cool down to room temperature.
Instructions for Puri:
- In a mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Mix well.
- Add oil and mix until the flour resembles breadcrumbs.
- Gradually add water and knead the dough until it becomes smooth and elastic.
- Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
- Roll the dough into small balls and flatten them into small circles using a rolling pin.
- Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Carefully drop the flattened dough into the hot oil.
- Fry until they puff up and turn golden brown.
- Remove from heat and drain on a paper towel.
Serve the Suji Halwa warm with the puri on the side. The combination of the sweet and creamy Suji Halwa and the crispy and fluffy puri makes for a delicious and satisfying meal. This dish is often served during festivals and special occasions, but it can be enjoyed any time of the day. You can adjust the level of sweetness to your liking by adding more or less sugar. The addition of nuts, cardamom powder and ghee gives it a rich and nutty flavor, making this dish a perfect comfort food.