Instant Pot Sooji Halwa - Rava Kesari / Sheera. Vegan Indian Spoon Fudge. Add pineapple or bananas for Pineapple or Banana Sheera. Can be nutfree, glutenfree
To make this gluten-free:
Use cream of rice or other hot cereal which is similar texture as cream of wheat.
Omit the nuts for nut-free
To make this oil-free follow the Stove top method below. Without oil, halwa will tend to stick or burn in the IP.
: Heat 3.5 cups of water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add oil (or omit) in another saucepan over medium heat. Add semolina and roast in oil or dry roast for 6 to 7 mins, stirring occasionally. Add the cashews and dates and continue to roast for another 1-2 mins or until the semolina changes color lightly and looks puffy. Add salt, cardamom and mix in. Add the boiling water +sugar mix slowly and keep stirring until well combined. Cook for 3 mins. Mix well. Cover and take off heat. Let sit for another 3 mins, then fluff and serve.
Nutrition is for 1 Serve