Sooji and Rawa are Hindi words for Semolina. Semolina is not only used as a battering ingredient in many Indian dishes, it is also used as the main ingredient in numerous foods, both sweet and savory, like Upma
and Rawa Laddoo
. For batters a fine version of Sooji is used whereas when it is the main ingredient, it is used in coarser form.
Pronunciation: ruh-waa, soo-jee
Also Known As: suji, rava
Alternate Spellings: suji, rava
Rawa Laddoo, Sooji Ka Halwa