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rava kesari recipe | kesari bath recipe | kesari recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular south indian sweet dish made from semolina is mainly prepared for breakfast or during festival feast. it is known with several other names like sooji kesari, sooji halwa, sheera or semolina kesari.
kesari bath reciperava kesari recipe | kesari bath recipe | kesari recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. it is a simple sweet recipe prepared with basic ingredients like semolina, sugar and ghee. it is topped with dry fruits like chopped cashews, almonds and some raisins which gives a nice crunchy effect to it. it is also prepared with milk which is known as sheera or rava sheera and it is offered as nivedyam.

most commonly or traditionally, rava kesari is served as a sweet recipe in various part of india. however kesari bath recipe is very special in karnataka cuisine. in karnataka rava kesari is served for breakfast with upma or khara bhath as a sweet and savoury combination. and this combination is popularly known as chow chow bath recipe. especially in bangalore, it has become the staple food with the working class who loves to have this in their favourite tiffin centre.

rava kesari recipefurthermore, some important tips and suggestions for a perfect mouth watering rava kesari recipe. firstly, i have used saffron (soaked in 2 tbsp of warm water) for colour, however you can also replace with kesari food colour. also make sure to use ghee for more rich flavour and aroma. lastly, keep stirring after adding roasted rava to boiling water, so that there wont be any lumps formed.

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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: south indian
Serves: 3 Servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp + ¼ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 10 cashews / kaju, halves
  • 1 tbsp raisins / kishmish / dry grapes
  • ½ cup bombay rava / sooji / semolina, fine
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar (add ½-1 cup depending on your choice)
  • 2 tbsp saffron water / kesari
  • ¼ tsp cardamom power / elachi powder
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, heat 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter and roast 10 cashews, 1 tbsp raisins on low flame.
  2. once the cashews turn golden brown, keep aside.
  3. now in the same ghee roast ½ cup bombay rava. use fine / coarse variety rava.
  4. roast on low flame for 5 minutes or till it turns aromatic. keep aside.
  5. in a large kadai boil 1 cup water.
  6. keeping the flame on low, add in ½ cup roasted bombay rava.
  7. stir continuously till the rava absorbs water and no lumps are formed.
  8. further add ¾ cup sugar (add ½-1 cup depending on sweetness you prefer).
  9. keeping the flame on low, stir well till the sugar dissolves.
  10. furthermore add 2 tbsp saffron water or kesari food colour. (soak few treads of saffron in 2 tbsp of warm water for 15 minutes)
  11. also and ¼ cup ghee and stir continuously.
  12. make sure the mixture is combined well and no lumps are present.
  13. cover and simmer for 2 minutes or till rava gets cooked well completely.
  14. additionally add roasted cashews, raisins and ¼ tsp cardamom power.
  15. mix well till the rava kesari separates from pan.
  16. finally, serve rava kesari / kesari bath as a dessert.

 

how to make rava kesari with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, heat 2 tbsp ghee / clarified butter and roast 10 cashews, 1 tbsp raisins on low flame.
    rava kesari recipe
  2. once the cashews turn golden brown, keep aside.
    rava kesari recipe
  3. now in the same ghee roast ½ cup bombay rava. use fine / coarse variety rava.
    rava kesari recipe
  4. roast on low flame for 5 minutes or till it turns aromatic. keep aside.
    rava kesari recipe
  5. in a large kadai boil 1 cup water.
    rava kesari recipe
  6. keeping the flame on low, add in ½ cup roasted bombay rava.
    rava kesari recipe
  7. stir continuously till the rava absorbs water and no lumps are formed.
    kesari bath recipe
  8. further add ¾ cup sugar (add ½-1 cup depending on sweetness you prefer).
    kesari bath recipe
  9. keeping the flame on low, stir well till the sugar dissolves.
    kesari bath recipe
  10. furthermore add 2 tbsp saffron water or kesari food colour. (soak few treads of saffron in 2 tbsp of warm water for 15 minutes)
    kesari bath recipe
  11. also and ¼ cup ghee and stir continuously.
    kesari bath recipe
  12. make sure the mixture is combined well and no lumps are present.
    kesari bath recipe
  13. cover and simmer for 2 minutes or till rava gets cooked well completely.
    kesari recipe
  14. additionally add roasted cashews, raisins and ¼ tsp cardamom power.
    kesari recipe
  15. mix well till the rava kesari separates from pan.
    kesari recipe
  16. finally, serve rava kesari / kesari bath as a dessert.
    rava kesari recipe


notes:

  • firstly, use fresh homemade ghee for more flavours and aroma.
  • also add ½-1 cup of sugar depending on sweetness you prefer.
  • additionally, prepare rava kesari on low flame to avoid any lump formation.
  • finally, rava kesari / kesari bath can be stored for 2-3 days in refrigerator.


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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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