Take a pan, add 1.5 cups of water, sugar , cardamom powder and bring to a boil. Add 1 tsp oil, lower the flame, add the semolina to the boiling water, stirring continuously to form a thick batter. Keep stirring the batter to prevent lumps from forming. Continue to cook till the semolina is cooked and the batter has turned into a soft dough. Allow the dough to cool just enough for you to handle, shape into small balls, keep aside.