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


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