Sunday, July 11, 2010

Sooji ka Halwa | Suji ka Halwa Recipe in Microwave | Step By Step Recipes | Microwave Recipes

The way the day went by today was quite an adventure. I almost cooked our breakfast and few more dishes in Microwave. True to the 365 days of Microwave Cooking, I want to make as many dishes entirely in the Microwave as possible. I made my point clear that I am going to get a list of dishes enough to fill 365 days.

I have a Microwave Convectional Oven and I will be posting recipes for both too.

I promised Nive that I would send some more halwas her way. She was worried that she may not get that many entries to make it a success. So my small contribution to make her happy! I have two more to go, hopefully will post it within this month.

If you have been a regular here, you would know my attachment to Halwas. You can check out the Halwa Recipes that I have. I have already posted Kesari Bath, this version is almost the same, just the proportions little different. And it is entirely done in Microwave.

Update: In Microwave Cooking, when you cook in Micro mode it is always Power Mode High. So normal cooking is always Micro Power High. Only for certain cooking you will have to change the Temperature Mode. This is a pre-defined setting you need not change this, at least in my Oven I don't have to change. Please check your Oven Setting before doing this.


In a microwave bowl, add 1 tsp of ghee and chopped cashew nuts.

Micro for 1 minute.


Remove the cashew nuts, in the ghee add 1 cup of semolina.

Micro for 1 minute. It turns well roasted.

Remove from the bowl, add 1 & 1/2 cup Milk, 1/2 cup water, cardamon and 1 cup sugar. Micro for 2 minutes


Then remove, add the semolina

Add kesari food colour. Stir well.


Micro for 5 minutes.

Finally add the roasted cashew nuts, 1 tsp ghee. mix well. Micro for 1 minute


Sooji ka Halwa | Suji ka Halwa Recipe in Microwave

Ingredients Needed:

Semolina - 1 cup
Milk - 1 & 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Cardamom a pinch
Cashew nuts - 5 whole
Ghee - 2 tsp

Microwave Safe Bowl

Total time to cook in Microwave - 10 minutes



Method to prepare:

In a microwave safe bowl, heat ghee with cashew nuts for 1 min. Remove the nuts, add the semolina. Stir well and micro for 1 minute.

Remove the semolina, add the milk along with sugar and cardamon. Micro for 2 mins.

Add the kesari food colour, stir well, then add the roasted rava. Mix well.

Micro for 5 minutes.

Remove, add the roasted nuts and ghee. Mix well and micro for 1 min.
 
Enjoy your Sooji Ka halwa.

Sending this to Nivedita's Celebrate Sweets - Halwa event!

Since this is one of my favorite dish prepared entirely in Microwave, sending this to PJ who is hosting my MEC event this month themed on our Favorites! Thanks for hosting the events guys!.

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23 comments :

aipi said...

Super yummy and easy.. liked the step by step clicks. thanks for sharing . First time here and you have a lovely space..Do drop in at my space sometime.. :)

RV said...

Suji ka halwa looks yumm Valli.

kanthi said...

Lovely dish with a lovely colour,thank you for the recipe done in a microwave.will surely try in a microwave next time..

Nithya said...

This is great buddy :) I love kesari so much. Microwave method sounds interesting for me. Haven't been using my microwave for cooking, so let me start with this sweet soon ;)

Nithya said...

BTW wat is the temperature you set it to????

Nithu said...

wow! I love kesari. It looks so tempting and mouthwatering...

Happy Cook said...

Wow you made this in MW. Looks so so good. Halwa is one of my fav sweet too. Pity we don't get them. And in my family i am the only one who likes it.

Jayashree said...

Like the colour of the halwa, Valli.

Suman Singh said...

sooji ka halwa in microwave, WOW...liked the step by step pictorial...thanks for sharing this!

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Love to eat this kesari all time...

Poornima said...

How many watt is our microwave? I am wondering about the time .Looks like an easy recipe.Thanks!Looks really good too.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Wow Srivalli, that is such a lovely color, really beautiful !!!

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks delicious :-)

Priya said...

Delicious sooji ka halwa, love it..MW version sounds terribly easy, thanks for sharing..

Priya said...

Thats perfect job ,valli...I felt like taking some from ur bowl...

PJ said...

Lovely halwa!!my fav too,wish I could grab a spoonful rite now,looks extremely tempting....

shifa firoz said...

this is my fav halwa too bad i hv to wait for 8 more weeks to eat any sweet :(

Subha said...

looks very yummy.... Thanks for sharing..

Divya Vikram said...

Looks vibrant. Cant believe you made this in the MW.

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Yummy halwa, looks delicious.

AshKuku said...

Thanks a ton for sharing this prep...especially the microwave version.... I would love to try it this way & when I do I would surely E-deliver a taste to you.... ;) Hugs ))))

Ash...
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

jenifer lewi said...

hey its looking so delicious today i will try this dish,its so yummy

Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot... Superb...

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