March 7, 2012

Rava Kesari - Sooji Halwa - Sheera ( Semolina Pudding )

Ingredients
Rava / Sooji– 1/2 cup
Ghee  – 3 tbsp
Broken Cashews- 1 tbsp
Raisins – 1 tbsp
Sliced Almonds – 1 tbsp
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – 1.25 cup (300ml)
Kesari powder - a pinch ( for color)
Saffron – pinch
Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp
Preparation
1. Heat a pan on medium heat and pour in the Ghee.
2. Roast the Cashews, Raisins and the Almonds in ghee.
3. Add in the Rava and cook till it releases an aroma and has a wonderful light-golden color.
4. Meanwhile crush the saffron with a little bit of sugar.
5. Continously stir the rava till done.
6. Add Sugar and mix in well.
7.Alternatively bring the water to a boil. Add the kesari powder in water.And then slowly add the water to the rava.
8. Lower the heat, add in the Saffron and keep stirring till it reaches the desired consistency.
9. Finally, add in the Cardamom Powder, mix well, cover and allow it to stand for a couple of minutes.
Serve hot!

14 comments:

  1. I like this kesari, while it's still hot, delicious..

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    1. Yummy Yummy...I Love this..

      Aarthi
      http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  3. yummy pudding with lovely color....

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  4. Delicious and colorful halwa.
    Deepa

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  5. What a great color, love this any day.

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  6. this looks awesome..vl try for sure
    Maha

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  7. I would love to try this. Saffron? in pudding? very interesting! Looks great!

    :) foodhomeandgarden.com

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  8. wowww.. love to have this.. looks like the one my mom makes.. really nostalgic :)

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  9. yummy and perfect kesari...i cant resist seeing the picture

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  10. sheera looks so inviting..irresistible clicks..glad i discovered your wonderful blog..glad to follow u dear!! :)
    Spicy-Aroma

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  11. Looks perfect, feel like having this right now! Wish I have some to taste :)

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  12. just finished with my lunch n was craving for some sweet when I came across ur blog....seriously drooling here....can u plz pass me on the plate :-)

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