Sooji ki barfi

Here is something sweet for the weekend. Make sooji ki barfi with this quick and simple recipe. #HappyCookingToyou

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  • Pani (Water) 1 cup
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) powder ¼ tsp
  • Cheeni (Sugar) 1 & ½ cups
  • Ghee 2 tbs
  • Hari elaichi(Green cardamom) powder ¼ tsp
  • Sooji (Semolina) 1 & ½ cups
  • Khopra (Coconut) desiccated ½ cup
  • Dried milk powder ½ cup
  • Badam (Almonds) chopped as required
  • Pista (Pistachio) chopped as required
  • Khujoor (Dates) 2-3 finely chopped or as required
  • Khopra (Coconut) desiccated for sprinkling
  • Pista (Pistachio) chopped for sprinkling
  • Badam (Almonds) chopped for sprinkling


In pot add water elaichi powder and sugar and bring to boil and then let the liquid reduce until it becomes thick for almost 10-12 minutes.

In another wok melt ghee and add cardamom powder and semolina and roast for 5 minutes until aroma arises.

Add in desiccated coconut, milk powder, chopped almonds, chopped pistachio and chopped dates and roast for another 3-5 minutes.

Add the water and sugar mix and mix well, and then roast again until the mixture leaves pan.

Spread and set in a greased tray and leave for an hour to rest.

Sprinkle desiccated coconut, pistachio and almonds and cut in squares.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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