Apr 8, 2013

Rava Kesari

Rava kesari is one of the most popular sweet in all over India. whether it is Suji ka halwa or Rava Kesari it is a very easy to make and favorite sweet for all Indians. In north India they know this as sujika Halwa and this is the very important offering for goddess Durga. In south India it is a most important offering for Satyanarayana Swami Pooja . I made this for Kanya bhojan which is celebrated on Deshara 9 days(any one day in those 9 days of deshara). On this day we invite 9 young girls and feed them with puri, halwa(rava kesari), and alu ki sabji. Today I am posting this very famous sweet recipe in this occasional theme as final recipe for BM 27 first week, so let's check the recipe..

Rava[samolina,cream of weat] ----- 1 cup
Sugar  --- 1 cup
Water ---- 1 cup
Milk ---  1 cup
Cordamom powder   1/2 tea sp
Cashew nuts  --- 10 broken in to small pieces
Raisins    ---- 15
Ghee[clarified butter] ----  1/2 cup
Milk powder  --- 1 tab sp

1.Heat ghee in a heavy bottom pan and fry cashews and raisins in golden color remove and set a side.
2.Add one more tebsp ghee to the same pan add samolina and fry till light brown color and add water and milk [mix water and milk togather and boil it] stir continuously,ther should not be any lumps.
3.Now add 1tebsp milk powder and stir well till it cooked throughly
4.Now add sugar and mix well sugar will become little watery keep stiring
Cover and cook in avery low heat till kesari becoms soft and when you touch the kesari that should not stick to your fingers.
5. In this stage heat remaining ghee in another pan and add one by one spoon to kesari and keep stiring.  
in the last stage when you stir with a spoon that should become like a ball, should not stick to the spoon.
6. Add cordamom powder stir till the sweet becomes out like a ball add dry fruits remove from fire.
make moulds in a greesed moulds of your choice or spread in a greesd plate and cut in to peaces and serve hot or coold.
This is my last recipe for Blogging Marathon 27th edition under occasional recipes theme let's check other BM members recipes here


Priya Suresh said...

My H's alltime favourite, i do quite often this delicious kesari.

Sudha Sabarish said...

Tasty and simple kesari which can be made in jiffy.

Rajani S said...

Nicely made and beautifully presented Padma :)
Kesari is so simple to make and yet tastes heavenly! Add in chunks of pineapple or raisins and it goes to a totally new level!

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

yummy lokking kesari.

vaishali sabnani said...

Looks yummy..this is welcome any time Padma...simple, yet a wonderful one.

Harini R said...

Love Rava kesari and I don't need an occasion to make and enjoy this :)

kitchen queen said...

delicious lip smacking rawa kesari with an awesome presentation.

Foodiliciousnan said...

Very pretty picture. We add only water though. Milk must give out a rich taste. Mmm

AJ said...

Yumm! The perfect combo with pooris!

Unknown said...

Warm halwa poori on a Saturday for brunch. I think I dies and attained food nirvana. :)

Unknown said...

do u need an occassion to enjoy this delicious kesari... yum yum yummy!!
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sujitha said...

Absolutely delicious love to have this at any time...

The Pumpkin Farm said...

beautifully clicked

Manju said...

Nice picture, all time favorite and a quick sweet.

veena said...

My all time favaourite...beautiful presentation

Suma Gandlur said...

I think it is one of the basic sweets everyone learns at the beginning of cooking. Still it doesn't take away the fact that it is a delicious one.

Srivalli said...

The combination looks so inviting Padma..