Jul 18, 2011

My 100th Post - Kesari Rava

This morning I realized it would mark a milestone in my blogging journey.. Yes...Its My 100th post. I am greateful to my friends, fellow bloggers & well wishers, who encouraged and supported me with their comments and special thanks to my hubby and my elder sister who stands behind me and motivated me to start this blog and made me sustain this long. To celebrate, I thought to treat you all with Kesari Rava.

    Rava Kesari (Sooji Halwa) is a typical Indian sweet dish made with semolina (known as either “rava” or “sooji”. It is a popular in Maharashtra and Andhra. You can make it on any occasion . It is sweetened with sugar and flavored with aromatic spices, nuts and raisins. Rava Kesari can be eaten for breakfast, eaten as a dessert. It is very easy to prepare and simply healthy.

Ingredients :

Semolina/ Rava : 11/2 cup
Ghee : 1 cup
Sugar : 2 cups
Cashew Nuts : 10 pieces
Raisins : 10 pieces
Cardamom Powder : 3-4
Kesari Powder : 1/2 tsp.
Water : 2 cups

Method :

Dry roasted rava for few seconds till it turns light brown.

Heat a little ghee, fry cashew nuts, raisin and keep aside.

Now add the remaining ghee, add rava and saute for few minutes.

Add warm water to the rava and kesari powder. simmer and cook.

After rava gets cooked, add sugar and mix well till it dissolves. Now add cardamom powder, mix it.

Garnish it with cashew nuts and raisins.

Linking this to Quick Easy Recipe @ Food Blog News



  1. Kesari rawa looks fabulous and tempting.Nice colour and wonderful presentation.

  2. congrats on your 100th post dear...kesari is my favorite sweet dish...looks good

  3. Congrats on reaching a milestone!!!! M sure there are many more waitiing for you!!

    Yummy Kesari rawa!!

  4. Congrats dear,perfect way to celerate..delicious.

  5. Kesari looks so delicious and apt for celebrating your 100th post. Congrats dear.

  6. Congrats on your 100th post! Wow, you have come a long way...

    This recipe looks delishh!! Loved your blog, Chandrani. Bhalo theko!

  7. Congrats on your 100th post! Yummy dessert...


  8. Thats a cute colored rava. I love this recipe.. and hey congrats on yor 100th post :)

  9. Hearty congratulation on your 100th post and that too in so short period.....keep going, Rawa kesari looks good

  10. Congrats on your 100th post.Kesari looks delicious
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  11. ThnQ all for your lovely comments & wishes!!!! :)