Sep 8, 2010

A Simple Dessert of Semolina to Celebrate

This Simple dessert of Semolina to celebrate is for Tasty Bites, an interactive platform for readers and bloggers alike. As is a tradition in India, every good news accompanies a sweet, here is the easy and quick dessert for the same.

  • 1 cup of Semolina or Suji rawa
  • 2 cups of hot water
  • 1/2 cup of Jaggery
  • 1/2 cup of hot Milk
  • 7-8 tsps. of Ghee
  • A few Almonds
  • 1/2 tsp. of Cardamom powder
  • 3 tsps.  grated Coconut (optional) 

Method: Heat a heavy bottom wok and dry fry the semolina in it till it changes color to that of light brown. Remove the semolina from the wok and keep it separate. Heat 5-6 tsp. of ghee and add this semolina in it and pour 2 cups of hot water in it.
Keep stirring the mixture to avoid any lumps in it. Coarsely grate the jaggery and add it to the mixture. Stir it thoroughly for 5-6 minutes.

Remove from fire and add milk in it. Heat 1-2 tsps. of remaining ghee in another small skillet and fry the almonds in it for a few minutes.Pour the fried almonds over the prepared Kheer as garnish.

This Simple Dessert of Semolina can be given to small kids and even infants as a weaning food, make sure you do not add coconut for the infants.

Try this Healthy dessert from Lite Bite.


  1. Fabulous looking semolinga dessert..

  2. Dear Sanjeeta,

    The semolina pudding looks great, I used to make a savory version for my kid, this version is a rich source of iron surely.

  3. This semolina dessert looks so tempting! I love that click with jaggery on the side :-)

  4. semolina with jaggery sounds new to me , looks very delicious

  5. fabulous semolina kheer. love it.