Doodhi ka Halwa (Dodhe ka Halwaa)

Written By Lucy Pinder on Friday, September 25, 2009 | 9:04 PM


- 250 g. suji (semolina)
- 250 g. sugar
- 150 g. ghee
- 6-8 cardamom

Doodhi is an extract juice of Suji or semolina.
To make doodhi, put Suji in a small saucepan add sufficient water and soak for at least 3 hours.
Wet a large  piece of muslin and tie it securely over the top of a small bowl.  
Place small amount of soaked suji on the wet muslin, pour little water at a time and rub vigorously with your palm and fist. Extract all juice and discard the residue, (phok).
Place this juice (doodhi) at room temperature for several hours or until the thick milk settle down at the bottom of the pan and clear water floats on the top. Carefully Drain off the clear water from the top.

1. Put sugar, half cup of water, ghee and cardamoms in a karahi or heavy based sauce pan.
2. Stirring constantly cook over low heat until a thick and light brown syrup is formed. Stand well back, in case of spluttering, and pour immediately the juice (doodhi).
3. Stirring constantly fry (bhuna) till ghee float on the top.
4. Garnish with melon seeds, grated Coconut, Pistachio and almonds. Serve hot.
Can be stored in refrigerator for a month. 
Origin of this recipe is Kalabagh district Mianwali.
This delicious dish is used in Mianwali, lakki Marwat, Bannu, kohat, Karak and Attock districts
of Pakistan.
Doodhi ka halwa can serve as a breakfast and as a sweet dish with meal.

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