coarse semolina (sooji) 1 cup
warm milk 1 and 1/2 cup
warm water 1/2 cup
granulated sugar 1 cup
banana - thick round pieces 5 to 6
saffron 4 to 5 strips
clarified butter 1/2 cup
1 T.spoon milk for adding roasted saffron
roasted dryfruits for garnish
Stepwise direction : keep pan on a medium heat. Add semolina/sooji and clarified butter together and roast it until it gets brown color. This is very important step. Then add banana pieces in it and again roast it for few seconds. Add warm water and milk.
roast saffron in a separate pan and add it in warm milk. add this colored milk in roasted semolina. stir it well. Keep lid on the pan. now turn the heat to low. cook this mixture about 3 to 4 minutes. After that take off the lid and stir it for few seconds. Then add sugar. after adding sugar stir the mixture again for few seconds. Now all the mixture gets little bit thin. stir it again for few seconds.
keep the lid on a pan. After 3 minutes take off the lid and stir it well. Turn off the stove. serve it! This sooji halwa is famous for prasad, but you can have it for breakfast. garnish it with roasted dryfruits. roast dryfruits with few drops of clarified butter. Enjoy !