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Sooji ki burfee Recipe

Sooji ki burfee is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Saturday, 27 May, 2017
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 6
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Sooji ki burfee is a delicious Indian dessert recipe most commonly prepared during festivals. As the name suggests, it is made using Sooji- also known as Rava or Semolina. It is a favourite among home-cooks for its simplicity and loved by kids for its sweet taste. The recipe requires two major ingredients – Sooji and sweetened condensed milk.

You will need a heavy bottom kadai to fry the sooji. Throw in some roasted nuts like almonds and raisins to enhance the taste.


  • 2 cups - sooji (semolina)
  • 1.5 cup - Ghee
  • 1 tin sweetened condensed Milk
  • 5 cups - water
  • 15-20 almonds, sliced lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp - Raisins
  • A few strands of Saffron soaked in 1 tbsp. water
  • Few sliced Almonds for decorating
  • How to Make Sooji ki burfee:

    1. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed wok or kadai.
    2. Fry the almonds and raisins until light brown in colour. Remove from ghee and set aside.
    3. Add semolina to the ghee and fry till light golden in colour.
    4. Add the soaked saffron, and 4 cups of water. Stir continuously. Reduce the flame; keep stirring until all the water is absorbed.
    5. Add the sweetened condensed milk. Keep stirring until you see a little ghee appearing on the sides of the kadai. Add the fried almonds and raisins.
    6. Spread the mixture onto a flat, greased plate. Decorate with sliced almonds.
    7. Cut into squares or diamond shapes.


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