Low calorie Sooji ka Halwa

Well ,Halwa’s were always yummilicious since I was Kid ,with all types as Gajar ,Lauki ,Wheat (with sugar/Gur) ,Sooji & especially during winters ,they posed as a perfect Hot desserts .

With the span of time ,with changes in lifestyle ,getting us minimum on Physical work but more on mental activities ,made me health conscious ,so then started a spree of cutting down on desserts for some 2-3 years ,but sooner with the introduction of “Natura –Sugar Free” ,I’v got back to my taste on these amazing delicacies .

Presenting a Low calorie, but a scrumptious, lip-smacking “Sooji Ka Halwa”:


Major Category: Lots & Lots of Love with Natura Sugar Free.

Servings: 3

For Measurement -Cup size: 250ml


  1. Semolina (Sooji) -1 cup
  2. Ghee (5-6 tablespoon)
  3. Natura Sugarfree (http://sugarfree-india.com/) 15-20gms (or as per sweetness required)
  4. Milk (3/4th cup) & Hot water (approx.1.5cup)
  5. Cashew – 10-12 (cut into pieces)
  6. Almonds -5-6 (cut into pieces)
  7. Saffron (Kesar) -3-4 leaves soaked in water

For Garnishing:

  1. Cardamom powder (3-4 crushed)
  2. Dry Coconut powder (as per taste)


  • Pre heat the kadhai for few seconds & pour in Ghee to it ,let ghee melt ,add cashew & almonds & fry until they turn golden –brown.
  • Add Sooji to it & keep stirring it on low flame until it turns slight brown (don’t overheat it) & the aroma of roasted sooji spreads across, this will take approx.10-12 minutes.
  • Once done, add sugar free to it & mix thoroughly.

  • Keep hot milk & hot water ready aside, once all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, add milk & water to the dry heated mixture & stir slowly.
  • Once mixed, add kesar leaves (already soaked in water) to it.
  • Now, let it heat for another 5 minutes, till most of the water gets soaked up.
  • Add Cardamom powder & dry coconut on top of it for garnishing

So, here a great tempting aroma generates ensuring that it is immediately served & enjoying the day with some delectable taste (yes with low calories) J