puriShared By: Marium Hamid, Arksansas (USA)
How to Make Tasty Halwa Pooris

Halwa poori are a dish traditionally eaten for breakfast in South Asia.


  1. 1/2 kg all-purpose flour
  2. Pinch of salt
  3. 1 cup yogurt
  4. Ghee or canola oil


Sift flour, then salt, yogurt, and 4 tablespoons ghee. Knead into soft dough using some water.  Wrap the dough in a damp muslin cloth and store in a warm place for 2-3 hours. Make 10-12 portions of the dough and roll it out. Heat ghee in frying pan and fry pooris until they’re golden. Be careful while deep-frying the pooris.

Sooji Ka Halwa

Ingredients for the Halwa:

  1. 1 cup semolina
  2. 1 1/2 cups sugar
  3. 3 cups water
  4. 2 cloves
  5. Few drops Kewra essence
  6. 1 pinch of yellow food colour
  7. Handful of sultanas and almonds
  8. Pinch of cardamom
  9. 1/2 cup of ghee or canola oil


Heat oil for 2-3 minutes in a wok, and then add cardamom and cloves. Add semolina and stir until fragrant. In another pan, stir sugar with water and add food colour. Bring to a boil and add this syrup to the semolina. Under low heat, stir well, cover the wok, and cook until the water evaporates. Add Kewra essence, then sprinkle sultanas and almonds.

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