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How to Prepare Sooji Kheer : Recipe, Ingredient & Cooking Time


Created by Nikita
Updated on Apr 07, 2020

How to Prepare Sooji Kheer Recipe Ingredient Cooking Time
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Sooji Kheer is a perfect and easy to make sweet dish recipe that you can serve your family in this festive season. It is a simple sweet recipe that comes together with minimal ingredients but does involve constant stirring to avoid lumps and achieve a smooth finish. Just ensure you roast sooji to a nice pink shade, bring it to room temperature before cooking it in milk.

Sooji Kheer Recipe

​Here are the main ingredients: Suji, Milk

Recipe Time Time Taken
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 35 Minutes
People to Serve 4

Other Ingredients:

  1. Milk - 3/4 lt
  2. Water - 1/4 lt
  3. Sooji - 5 tbsps
  4. Sugar - 1/2 cup
  5. Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
  6. Ghee - 1 tbsp
  7. Cashew nuts - few
  8. Raisins - fistful (optional)

Method of Preparation
Here is how you can prepare delicious suji kheer...  

  1. Heat a tbsp of ghee in a pan. Add the cashew nuts and roast till light golden. Remove the cashew nuts and keep aside. If using raisins, add the raisins and roast till they swell. Remove the raisins and keep aside.
  2. In the same ghee, add the sooji and roast till pink, approx 8-10 minutes, on low to medium flame. Remove from heat and allow to cool a bit.
  3. Bring the milk along with water to a boil. Reduce flame and add the roasted sooji slowly, stirring continuously. The milk will begin to thicken. Keep stirring and allow the sooji to cook through completely.
  4. Add the sugar and cook till the sugar dissolves completely. Add the cardamom powder and mix.
  5. Remove sooji to a serving bowl and garnish with roasted cashew nuts or raisins.


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