Friday, June 1, 2012

Rava Kesari

Me and my mother-in-law made this sweet together for our guest,few weeks back.There was no tension about the measure or the consistency as she was beside me LOL :)!!It was great cooking with her...then here comes the recipe :)


1.Upma Rava............1 cup

2.Water..............2 cups

3.Sugar..............1 3/4 cup

4.Elachi powder...........1 tsp

5.Cashew nuts and dried grapes.........few

6.Ghee....................1 cup

7.Food color(orange/red/sunset yellow)......a pinch,dissolved in water.


1.Place a kadai on flame,roast cashews and dried grapes with a tsp of ghee and keep it aside.

2.In the same kadai, roast rava dryly until the raw smell leaves also wait for slight color change.Then transfer the rava to a plate and let it cool down.

3.Now place the same kadai on flame,add 2 cups of water and let it boil,then add the roasted rava slowly.Keep it stirring to avoid lumps.

4.Once the rava is cooked,add sugar and stir well.Add food color and then a 1/4 cup of ghee when all the sugar is dissolved.

5.Keep stirring to avoid burning,add the remaining ghee in another 5 minutes.Add the roasted cashews and grapes and atlast the elachi powder.Mix well so that the ingredients mix well together.

6.When the rava mixture becomes non-sticky(Note:Take a spoon full of kesari and roll between ur fingers,if u get a  non-sticky ball,then its ready),the kesari is ready.

7.Serve hot with any savory.Njoyy ur day :)

6.Stir well so that 


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  6. Looks so inviting and delicious...mouthwatering!