Semolina/Rava/sooji – 1 cup
Ghee – 1 cup
Sugar – 2 cups
Water – 3 cups
Cashew nuts – 10
Cardamom – 3 to 4 (powered)
Kesari Powder or Orange food color –a pinch (optional)
How to make Rava Kesari
. Dry roast rava (semolina) for a few seconds till it gets slightly heated. (Do not roast more than that)
. Heat a little ghee, fry cashew nuts and raisins separately and keep it aside.
. Add the remaining ghee, add rava and fry for a few minutes.
. Boil 3 cups of water, add a pinch of kesari powder to it.
. Then add the boiling water to the rava, simmer and cook.
. After all the water evaporates, add sugar, mix well and cook on low flame until the kesari starts to leave the sides of the pan.
. Add cardamom powder, cashew nuts, raisins
. Serve hot or warm.