Sajjige is a semolina based spicy dish that originated in India. Its called Sajjige in parts of Tulunadu. But its highly heralded as a sweet dish. Semolina when made sweet is called 'Sheera'. Several variants of this dish are available under other names in various parts of India. For instance, in Maharashtra, it is called sheera which is the sweet version and in North India it is called sooji (suji) halwa. It is also served in Europe and United States as semolina pudding.