Indian Food Recipe: Halwa Poori

Halwa Poori Recipe

Poori Halwa is a popular vegetarian dish. The combination of both gives a scrumptious taste to every light meal, snack or lunch. Served in small portions this duo can be largely served during occasions or festivals.


For making Halwa

  • 1 Cup- Rava (semolina)
  • 1 Cup- Sugar
  • 1 Cup- Milk
  • 1.5 Cup- Water
  • 1 gram- cardamom powder
  • Dry fruits (if preferred)
  • Pinch- Saffron
  • 2 tsp- Ghee (clarified butter)

For making Poori

  • 3 cups- Wheat flour
  • 2 tsp- Oil
  • To taste- Salt


For Halwa-

  • In a deep vessel, roast semolina for 2-3 minutes on low flame
  • Add ghee and then roast again for 4 minutes on medium flame
  • Stir the Rava well and keep it aside in a dish.
  • Now in the same vessel, add milk, sugar and water.
  • Add Cardamom powder, saffron and dry fruits and bring the mixture to boil on low flame.
  • Stir the Rava continuously to avoid lumps.
  • When the mixture forms a solid mass consider it as done and well roasted.
  • You can use dry fruits for garnishing and then serve with hot pooris.

 For Poori-

  • In sieved flour add salt and oil. To make dough add water to knead.
  • From the dough make small balls and make into discs measuring 8 centimeters.
  • Deep fry them until they are golden brown.
  • Serve with the Halwa.