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Idli Fiji Indian style (Suji / Sooji Idli)

Idli Fiji Indian style (Suji / sooji Idli)

Idli Fiji Indian style (Suji / sooji Idli)


  1. 1 Packet Suji/sooji (500g)
  2. oil 2 tbsp
  3. 1 medium sized Onion finely cubed
  4. Yoghurt 1 litre
  5. Curry leaves 5-8 pcs
  6. Sarso 8-10 pcs
  7. salt
  8. Baking powder 3tbsp


  1. Heat frypan and add suji. Roast this till lightly brown.
  2. Cool the roasted suji and add yoghurt, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil in frypan add finely cubed onion, curry leaves and sarso. Stirr for few seconds.
  4. Cool the fried ingredients and add to the mixture.
  5. Mix all ingredients together well.
  6. Half fill idli cups and steam it


If  you dont have idli maker (idli cups) than you can pour the mixture in a baking tray and steam it.

This Recipe was supplied to me by my cousin sister Mrs Lata from Kulukulu Sigatoka

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Suji Halwa


  1. Suji 500g
  2. Liquid milk 6 cups
  3. Powdered elachi 1 tsp
  4. Powdered nutmeg 1/2 tsp
  5. Sugar 1 cup
  6. Raising 1/4 or 1/2 cup
  7. Ghee/Butter 1 cup
  8. Badam also known as almonds


  1. Mix sugar and milk till sugar is dissolved.
  2. Peel almonds by soaking in hot water. chop these peeled almonds.
  3. Put ghee or butter in a big frypan and heat.
  4. Pour suji in the hot ghee/butter and stirr.
  5. Fry suji in low heat. Keep on stirring till suji is light brown.
  6. Add milk and sugar mixture in fried suji.
  7. Stirr well and add the other ingredients.
  8. Let it cook till all the liquid is absorbed well.
  9. Serve either hot or cold as desired.


Keep on stirring while cooking otherwise it may get dark on some places while other portion  will remain lighter colour.

Compiled By: Reshmi

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Ingredient – Suji / Sooji / Rava / Semolina

Various Names

  • known in North India as Sooji, Suji
  • Semolina
  • in South India, Ravey in Kannada, Rava/Ravam/Ravai in Telugu/Tamil, Rava in Malayalam

Popular Recipes using this ingredient:

  • Suji Ladoo
  • rava dosa (South India)
  • upma (South India)
  • Suji Halwa (North India)
  • Greece (“Halvas”)
  • Cyprus (“Halouvas” or “Helva”)
  • Turkey (“Helva”)
  • Iran (“Halva”)
  • Pakistan (“Halva”)
  • Arab countries (“Halwa”)
  • Semolina Pudding (Northwestern Europe and North America)
  • Porridge (In Sweden and Russia)
  • Harisa / Basbosa / Nammora (Middle East)


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Suji Ladoo

Ingredients for making Suji/Sooji ke Laddoo:

  1. Grinded Suji 500g
  2. Grinded Sugar 500g
  3. Ghee/Condense milk
  4. Powdered Elachi 1/2 teaspoon
  5. Powdered Jaifar 1/4 teaspoon
  6. Powdered Milk 500g

Method for making Suji/Sooji ke Laddoo:

  1. Put grinded Suji/sooji in a frying pan and heat it.  Stir well till golden brown.
  2. Put this golden brown Suji in  bowl and let it cool.
  3. Add grinded Sugar, Milk, Elachi, Jaifar to Suji and mix well.
  4. This mixture needs to be pressed firmly in the hands to make in balls. we can use either hot ghee or condense milk for rolling into balls.
  5. Put these ladoo in fridge and serve cold.
  • NOTE :  If using hot ghee, heat the ghee in little portion for using to make suji balls.
  • NOTE :  If you are using ghee the suji ladoo will be soft in texture and if using condense milk the texture will be hard.

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