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Rava Kesari



Rava Kesari has always been one of my most favorite sweet. This soft melt in mouth dessert is much loved and  is  considered as an auspicious prasadam or a  halwa  and in several regions it is served along with breakfast. This is a quick and easy recipe.

Ingredients
Rava or Sooji- 1 cup
Sugar- 1-11/2cup
(best is double the amount of sooji)
Water- 2 1/2 cups
(or half water and half milk)
Ghee- 1/2 cup
Cardamon-6-8
few drops of food color
Raisins-
Cashew nuts


In a heavy bottom pan heat one tsp of ghee and fry cashews till golden brown and raisins till they fluff and keep aside. Roast rava till it starts changing color to golden or till there is a nice aroma . Keep this aside. 
Bring water to boil and add food color and now add in the rava. Sprinkle and spread out evenly. At first it will look like lot of water. But will start to thicken in a minute. So at this stage mix well to avoid lumps and close lid just for a few seconds.Remove lid and  continuously stir till water evaporates and all comes together.Add sugar ,cardamon powder and the rest of the ghee. Stir till the mixture leaves the edges of the pan like a halwa .Garnish with raisins  Switch off the flame and close lid for a few more seconds.Grease plate with ghee and spread the mixture and let it get set and cool down and cut into desired shapes.


Hope you will all try and enjoy..

Comments

  1. Yummy sweet, looks almost like basboosa.

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  2. A delightful sweet treat..beautifully done Suja!

    US Masala

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  3. Rava kesari looks delicious Suja,my fav too,my mom used to make them so often,it would disappear in no time.

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  4. Such an easy and simple dessert, but i never get to get it the consistency you have up there chechi...

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  5. Suja,
    Your presentation of this yummy rava keasri is simply mind blowing...I'm craving for some now:-)

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. Hi,

    Dat looks so great...i love rava kesari...

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  7. Wow luks very tempting,love the pic and presentation...Too gud.

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  8. TEMPTING WHAT A NICE PIC AND I THINK TASTE IS MORE DELICIOUS SUPARB

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  9. Suja, those are too tempting...can I have one pls....

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  10. Beautiful click....looks so yummy....liked the fried cake too....easy and cute :)

    Lavanya

    www.lavsblog.com

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  11. Easy and simple dessert .Looks great

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  12. Ravva kesari is surely a mouth watering sweet..nice recipe..

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  13. O, it looks delicious. I really like sooji, but I dont think I've ever had this kesari...

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  14. Very tempting kesari, i never say no to rava kesari,wonderful presentation..

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  15. Wow, never knew making them was so easy.

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  16. wow kesari adipoli ayittundallo kandittu kazhikkan tonnunnu

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  17. nice presentation!... my fav too..

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  18. Hi Suja,...viewing ur recipe and pic brings bk some nostalgic memories.. my mom used to make this as a tea time snack for us wn we come bk from school.. and she always used homemade ghee.i hv tried a recipe from milkmaid .. but its not sweet enough..ur pic makes me feel like making it tdy..thanx for the recipe,Suja.:)

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  19. Lovely Suja, I also try to make some "prasad" during this festival season daily. Kesari is in my books. I will have to make this. I see you are using water. I usually use milk but never really liked the heaviness it leaves in my tummy. This time I will try with water and see if this is any lighter.

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  20. These looks delicious, like the diamond shapes.

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  21. mouthwateringly delicious
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  22. i love rava kesari too ..urs looks very inviting suja

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  23. ohhh i love kesari, bringing in form of shape is just too good!

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  24. Great presentation!! Rava laddu allathe oru sweetsum try cheyyanulla confidence enikkilla..Rava kesari perfect aayittundu ketto!! It looks super delicious..

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  25. Love this and your pic looks so tempting that I can't stop drooling

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  26. Rava kesari looks awesome...very beautifully presented.

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  27. Sounds delicious, will try your version next time....

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  28. nice sweet..superb photo...it has come out really well...

    http://warmkitchen.blogspot.com/

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  29. Kandittu kothiyavunnalo.Sherikum pic kandal aarum try cheythu pokum.Delicious!

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  30. Rawa kesari looks fabulous, delicious and mouth watering. Wonderful presentation.

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  31. beautiful kesari... very nicely presented!

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  32. hi Suja

    pls check out my blog for a surprise...

    cheers

    roshan

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