Sooji ki burfee

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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.

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Suji Nariyal Ladoo in Hindi , Berry and Mint Compote, Bengali Date Palm Payesh, Cheese Kunafa

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  • 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

  • Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed wok or kadai.
  • Fry the almonds and raisins until light brown in colour. Remove from ghee and set aside.
  • Add semolina to the ghee and fry till light golden in colour.
  • Add the soaked saffron, and 4 cups of water. Stir continuously. Reduce the flame; keep stirring until all the water is absorbed.
  • 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.
  • Spread the mixture onto a flat, greased plate. Decorate with sliced almonds.
  • Cut into squares or diamond shapes.