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Sooji Halwa
1 vote


Serves 2. Heat ghee, put semolina stir till light brown, add water and sugar. and serve hot.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 5 Tablespoons of ghee
  • 5 Tablespoons of Cream of Wheat(or Semolina)
  • 15 Tablespoons of water
  • 5 Tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 powdered cardamoms(optional)
  • Nuts (optional) [choose compliant]
How to make it:
  1. Heat ghee in a pan.
  2. Add Cream of Wheat to it and stir till it turn golden brown.
  3. If the mixture is still dry add a little more ghee to it.
  4. Add water and sugar to it. Be careful while adding water to heated ingredients as water sputters.
  5. Add two cardamoms powdered for flavor.
  6. Stir till it becomes like a pudding (slightly thicker).
  7. Garnish with nuts and serve hot.
  8. Ideal for a winter dessert.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cardamom- N N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Wheat (Semolina Flour Products...2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N A N A N A A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised May 30, 2011 at 08:43 PM By: Joe