Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari
Rava Kesari is a simple sweet made out of Semolina during the festive seasons. It is very common in South Indian homes as well as temples. In temples it is prepared to mark any auspicious occasion and offered to God as Neivethya, which is then given to the devotees as prasadham.

Rava Kesari

This particular recipe is also common in North India where it is made with slight modifications and is called as Sooji Ka Halwa.
In South India it is made with the Orange color or the kesari color, hence the name kesari. Where as in North India it is Yellow in color and is made with little changes.
Rava Kesari is a simple recipe which can be made in just ten minutes, there are many variations available. You can make it as you wish to suit your taste. You can also cook the Rava in milk instead of water which will enhance the taste and flavor.
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Rava Kesari Ingredients:
Rava        - 1 cup
Water - 3 cup
Sugar - 1 ¼ cup
Ghee - 2 tblsp
Cashew - 10
Raisin - 10
Cardamom powder - ¼ tsp
Kesari colour - pinch
Rava Kesari Method:
Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew and raisin and keep aside. In the same pan add rava and roast for a few minutes. Heat water slightly and add to the rava.
Rava Kesari

 Stir often. Once the rava is cooked add sugar and cardamom powder and stir well. Mix kesari colour in little water and add to the kesari.
Rava Kesari

Finally add fried cashews and raisins. Grease the plate with ghee and put the kesari.
Rava Kesari

 Press it well and cut with a knife.

Rava Kesari

Add sugar according to your taste.
You can add milk one cup also. (water 2 and milk 1)

Rava Kesari


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