Halwa Poori Chana

Serves 4

Ingredients for Kanya Pujan Prasad

For Chana

Kala Chana (boiled) – 2cups

Oil – 3 tbsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

Green chilli – 1no

Ginger chopped – 2tsp

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Chilli powder – 1 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tbsp


Ghee – 1 tbsp

For poori

Wheat flour – 2 cups

Salt – ½ tsp

Water – as required

Oil – 1 tbsp

Suji Halwa

Serves – 4

For Syrup

Water – 3cups
Sugar – ¾ cup

Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

For Halwa

Ghee – ⅔ cup
Suji (semolina) – 1cup
Dry fruits chopped – handful


For Halwa

In a pan mix together water, cardamom and sugar. Bring to a boil and stir till the sugar dissolves. Turn off the heat and keep aside.

In a separate pan heat ghee and add suji. Cook on low heat till golden brown. Add the sugar syrup to the suji. Be careful as the suji will let off a lot of heat & steam when you add the syrup. Stir and cook the suji on medium heat till it thickens.

Remove and serve hot.

For Poori

Mix together atta, salt and water and knead a stiff dough. Apply oil on top of the dough and give it rest for 10mins.

Divide into small pedas. Flatten them and roll out thin and deep fry in hot oil till it puffs and gets cooked. Remove and serve hot.

For chana

In a pan heat oil and add cumin, green chilli slit, ginger and saute them. Add turmeric, coriander and chilli powder, stir and add a dash of water from the boiled chana. Now add chana along with all the water cook them till water evaporates and oil surfaces.

At this stage add a dollop of ghee and mix. Remove and serve hot.