sooji kheer recipe, rava kheer recipe
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sooji kheer recipe

sooji kheer is a quick, tasty and easy to prepare semolina pudding.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: desserts, sweets
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 4 to 5
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 3 tablespoon sooji (rava or semolina)
  • 3 cups milk or 750 ml milk
  • 4 green cardamoms (choti elachi) - crushed to a powder in a mortar-pestle or small grinder, Or ¼ teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoon cashews (kaju)
  • 1 tablespoon raisins (kishmish)
  • 1 tablespoon chironji (charoli) - optional
  • 4 to 4.5 tablespoon sugar or add as required
  • 1 pinch edible camphor (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon cow's ghee - reduce the amount of ghee to ½ or ¼ tablespoon if you prefer


  • heat ghee in a pan. then add cashews and saute for about a minute on a low flame.
  • add sooji and fry till the sooji becomes fragrant.
  • stir continuously so that the sooji gets fried evenly. this takes about 3 to 4 minutes on a low flame. the cashews would also become golden by then.
  • add milk and stir.
  • add sugar. if using edible camphor, add now.
  • stir and bring the sooji kheer to a gentle simmer. you can thicken the kheer more if you prefer.
  • lastly add cardamom powder, raisins and seeds.
  • stir the sooji kheer and switch off the flame.
  • serve sooji kheer hot or warm or refrigerate. you can also have the kheer with pooris.


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 141g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 8.1% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 27.9% | Iron: 20.7%