Quick and easy Sooji Halwa – Ashtami Prasad is a traditional Indian slow cooked sweet semolina pudding that comes together in 20 minutes.
Boil Milk - Combine sugar, milk, and water in a pan. Bring it to a boil. Keep stirring until sugar is fully dissolved in water. Set it aside.
Roast Sooji - In a heavy-bottomed pan dry roast sooji on a low flame for a couple of minutes. Add ghee. Cook sooji until it is light brown, stirring continuously.
Combine Sooji and Milk - Pour in the boiled milk-water-sugar mixture. Increase the flame and stir continuously. Make sure nothing sticks to the bottom.
Sooji Halwa - The mixture will begin to bubble and splash. Use a long ladle to stir. Remove from flame once halwa is of dropping consistency. As the halwa cools, it will become grainy in texture.
This slow-cooked, Sooji halwa comes together with minimal effort and is sure to hit everyone’s sweet spot!