Monday, December 17

Rava Kesari


Ingredients

Rava/sooji- 1 cup
Sugar- 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 cups
water- 1 1/2 cups
milk- 1/2 cup
ghee- 4 tbsp
cashews- a few
Raisins- a few
cardomom powder-1/4 tsp
kesari colour/orange food colour-a pinch

Method

Heat 3 tbsp of ghee in a pan and fry the rava for a few minutes till a nice aroma comes out. keep aside.
Boil the water and milk with the food colour and add rava to it slowly by stirring continuously , so that no lumps are formed.
Add sugar and mix well. By this time the rava would have been almost cooked and so reduce the flame and keep stirring in between.
In another pan heat 1 tbsp of ghee and add cashews and raisins. Fry till golden brown and pour over rava mixture. Sprinkle cardamom powder and mix well.
Kesari is ready to serve.

note

I used the fine semolina variety. If u are using the regular sooji, then add 3 cups of milk+water.

17 comments:

Suganya said...

How are you Prema? You seem to be busy these days.

Seema said...

Nice one prema.. looks good!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

That's our family favourite dessert!

easycrafts said...

its the most reliable sweet to prepare for sudden guests...earlier i used to add milk, but nowadays i prepare mostly without it

Shella said...

The kesari looks delish. Outright yummy. Just like the one we get at Saagar Ratna

Sagari said...

easy and yummy recipe pic looks deleciousss prema

Kalai said...

Looks great! I love kesari so much that I came up with a recipe for chocolate kesari. :) Yours looks yummy

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

One of my fav sweet dishes!!! Looks really good...

Pravs said...

oh what a color..looks so yummy.

USHA said...

Hi Prema,

Wow!!its looks so good and tempting...adding milk to kesari seems to me new...let me try it...

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Spicelover said...

Prema
Kesari looks delicious. This is my favorite home made sweet these days. I think I will make it tomorrow now.

Meera said...

Looks so delicious!!

Archana said...

I love rava kesari's and so do my children. Looks delicious!
Archana
http://www.archanaskitchen.com/

Nitisha said...

Hi ..i saw all the sweet preparations that you have made.Its a great guide as i'm still learnng to make these sweet dishes.I'm glad to come across your blog.

Rintu said...

I tried this today and it came out well. Thanks Prema!

Vemula Madhu said...

i love sweets
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