Friday, 11 November 2016


Rava Kesari

Dessert Recipe-Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari

Rava kesari is a popular South Indian sweet dish prepared during festive season. It is made from semolina and sugar syrup. A slightly different version of rava kesari is made in North India which is known as sooji halwa ( only Kesar) is not added in this version. Rava kesari is a simple recipe with very few ingredients. So lets start with the ingredients


Semolina/ sooji/ rava 1 cup( use fine rava)
Ghee 5 tablespoon
Sugar 1cup
Saffron or food color only a pinch
Cardamom  2 to 3 crushed
Cashews  5 to 6


First start with the sugar syrup.
Take sugar and water in a pan.
Boil the solution on high flame.
Add saffron to the sugar solution.
When it has start boiling, lower the flame and let it simmer.
Now in another pan put ghee.
Once the ghee is heated add semolina and stir.
 After 2 to 3 mins add the cashews and stir.
When the semolina starts changing color( light golden) add the sugar solution.
Now quickly start mixing the whole thing.
Keep stirring till the mixture thickens and starts to leave the edge of the kadhai.
Add crushed cardamom.
Switch off the flame and cover with a lid, allow the rava kesari to steam for 5 mins.
Remove the lid and serve the rava kesari hot.