Suji Halwa Without Ghee

No Ghee Suji Halwa

Every once in a while one wants to gorge on some sweets. Here is a recipe for low calorie suji halwa. This low fat sooji halwa is completely oil free. Try it.

Suji Halwa Without Ghee

Suji Halwa Without Ghee | No Ghee Suji Halwa

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert, Low Cla Indian Sweets
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1


  • Kadai / Pan

Main Ingredients

  • Suji (Semolina)
  • Sugar
  • Elaichi (Green Cardamom)
Keyword Low Cal Halwa, Low Fat Halwa, No Ghee Halwa


  • 1/4 cup Suji (Semolina)
  • 4 – 5 tsp Sugar
  • 3/4 – 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Green Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • 5 – 6 Kishmish (raisins)
  • 1 – 2 chopped Almonds & Pistachio

How to Make Oil Free Suji Halwa :

  1. Take a heavy bottom kadai / pan and add suji to it.
  2. On low flame dry roast the semolina, stirring continuously till slightly brown in color and a mild sweet aroma is released.
  3. When the suji is about to get brown switch off the flame but keep stirring the suji till it acquires a uniform light brown color.
  4. This whole process takes up to 10 mins.
  5. In a separate pan boil the water with sugar and raisins. Keep aside
  6. Now switch on the flame and add water-sugar syrup. Lower the flame and let suji cook till the mixture gets thick. Keep stirring continuously.
  7. Then add the cardamom powder. Mix well.
  8. Garnish with chopped almonds and pistachio and serve hot.

Storage Tips :

You can store sooji ka halwa for 2 – 3 months in deep freezer and 1 week in refrigerator.

Reheating Tips :

When you want to reuse either heat the required amount in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 5 mins. Heat water in a pan and add the needed halwa and let the halwa simmer for 5 – 10 mins stirring continously.