Sooji is a term used in India to describe a type of grind applied to grain. Semolina is coarse flour and usually made from durum wheat. It contains the nutritious portion of the grain, which is left behind during the process of milling and sifting the flour.
It is a form of Semolina made by grinding husked wheat and is extremely popular in South India almost as a staple food item. It is used to prepare idly, dosa, uttapam etc. It has a low glycemic index which makes it ideal for any age group. It is crunchy in nature and has a strong flavour.