Thursday, May 28, 2009

Rava Kesari

Rava kesari is a simple sweet made with minimal ingredients. Whenever I feel like having sweet, I instantly make kesari. Even back home, when an unexpected guest pops into our house my mom used to make bajji and kesari..its such a simple dish can be made in no time...



Ingredients:

1 cup Rava
1 cup sugar (Adjust according to taste)
2 tbsp ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder
few strands of saffron
cashew nuts
Raisins
a pinch of food color
2 cups water

Preparation:

Fry cashews and raisins in 1/2 tsp of ghee in a pan . Reserve for garnish!!!

Use the same pan to roast rava, until light brown. Remove from heat.

In a non-stick pan, add water, cardamom, food color and saffron strands. Cover and let it boil. Add roasted rava slowly to the boiling water. Mix thoroughly to avoid lumps. Once the water is absorbed by rava, add sugar and mix well. Let it cook in medium heat. Adjust sugar to ur taste. Finally add ghee, roasted cashew and raisin. Mix well. Remove from heat.

Serve hot with Bajji and coffee....

9 comments:

Jane

that's good to eat

Pavithra

Thats really looking mouthwatering ashwini..one of the fav sweet.Nice presentation.

Parita

Looks delicious ashwini..nice presentation..love the color:)

Pooja

Lovely kesari Ashwini :) As you said this is easy to make and a life saver too when expecting guests on short notice!

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine

Nice Picture Ashwini...mouthwatering rava kesari

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine

My favorite too, in our household also this is one of the first choice for sudden guests. Your photo is tempting me to make some and eat right away.

Prathibha

Nice kesari ashwini...Loved the colour of this..

sowmya

looks gorgeous!!

Valarmathi

Lovely color. Looks yumm yum.

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