Thuli (cracked Wheat And Jaggery Dessert)

Traditional Bohra dessert made of cracked wheat, ghee and melted jaggery, usually served to celebrate birthdays as per Islamic calender.

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Ummulkiram Poonawala's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
15 min
Cooking Time: 
30 min


250 gm Thuli (Cracked wheat)
150-200 gm Jaggery (as per sweetness desired)
2 serving spoons pure Ghee
Grated coconut and Dry fruits for garnishing
Add jaggery to hot water and keep aside for melting.
Heat a pan and pour the ghee.
Add thuli and sauté till you get a darker brown shade.
Sieve the jaggery water (to remove any particles) and pour into the pan, leaving a small amount if need to be added later.
Cover and let it simmer for 20-30 minutes. Check softness in intervals and add jaggery water if more tendering & sweetness desired.
Serve hot and garnish with grated coconut and dry fruits namely almonds, pistachio, chironji nuts and raisins.
Soak thuli for a few hours and let it dry off for better faster cooking.
Also, pressure cooking can be done to save time.