Delicious Kesari


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A yellow colored kesari is a sweet preparation or dessert recipe prepared by cooking semolina or rava with saffron or kesari. The addition of whole spices like cloves and cardamoms in the delicious kesari along with chopped nuts and sugar makes kesari a much sought after dessert recipe.

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Delicious Kesari recipe - How to make Delicious Kesari

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1 cup semolina (rava)
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup ghee
4 to 5 cardamoms
4 to 5 cashewnuts (kaju)
4 to 5 raisins (kismis)
1 pinch of orange food colour
  1. Heat a pan, add the semolina and roast till they turn golden brown.
  2. Boil 2 cups water in a deep pan, add the roasted semolina, while stirring constantly.
  3. Add the sugar gradually and mix well.
  4. Add the colour and ghee, mix well and remove from the flame.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a small pan, add the cashew and raisins and saute till they turn golden brown.
  6. Add powdered cardomom and add this to the semolina mixture and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by made4theweb on 27 Sep 2011

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