Dates and Semolina Halwa | How to make Dates and Semolina Halwa

By Poornima Hegde  |  7th Dec 2015  |  
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About Dates and Semolina Halwa Recipe

Enjoy the healthy goodness of this sugar-less dates halwa which is a super simple and very easy recipe that can be made within minutes. It can be served as a sweet snack or as a perfect quick dessert.

Dates and Semolina Halwa is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Poornima Hegde teaches how to make Dates and Semolina Halwa step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Dates and Semolina Halwa in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 20 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Dates and Semolina Halwa at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Dates and Semolina Halwa takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Dates and Semolina Halwa is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Dates and Semolina Halwa is a good option for you. The flavour of Dates and Semolina Halwa is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Dates and Semolina Halwa and impress your family and friends.

Dates and Semolina Halwa

Ingredients to make Dates and Semolina Halwa

  • dates Deseeded- 250 grams
  • Fine semolina (Chiroti Rava)- 250 grams
  • Oil/ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla essence/cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Grated almonds (optional)- 1 tsp

How to make Dates and Semolina Halwa

  1. Soak the deseeded dates in hot water for 10 minutes. (Note that the water should be very hot and not warm)
  2. Then blend these soaked dates to a fine puree using the same water it was soaked in.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and add the semolina. Fry this on a low flame till it turns slightly brown in colour.
  4. Then transfer the semolina to a plate so that it cools down for a while.
  5. Heat the same pan again, add in the dates puree and bring it to boil under a low flame. Add in the semolina and mix well. Let the mixture cook for 5-7 minutes under a low heat.
  6. Keep stirring the mixture continuously till it stops sticking to the bottom of pan and forms a big lump. Add in the vanilla essence or cardamom powder and give it another mix. Then remove it from the flame.
  7. Let the mixture cool for a while before you take it on a clean surface to knead it. Once the mixture is warm enough to touch, knead it for 2 minutes.
  8. Spread the mixture and cut it into your desired shapes. Sprinkle grated almond for a special look.
  9. Serve warm or chilled as per your desire.

My Tip:

You can serve it hot or cold but it tastes best when it is refrigerated.

Reviews for Dates and Semolina Halwa (3)

Shaily Guptaa year ago


anusha bansal2 years ago

Thank u for wonderful recipe... Just a query... How much water is required to soak dates as nowhere else we r using water.... N can we keep it outside after cooking for a day or 2..

Jaswinder Kaur2 years ago


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