Rava Kesari
Dessert | Sweet | Indian
Recipe Servings : 2-3
Preparation Time : 25 Minutes
Cuisine : All

This is a no fail, easy and delicious recipe that you can prepare within a matter of few minutes. Got unexpected guests for lunch? This will be your best choice! Try this step by step recipe today.


How to Make Rava Kesari

  1. Take a thick bottomed pan, Pour half the ghee and once melted, add nuts and raisins and fry lightly. Keep them aside to cool.
  2. Then into the pan, add sooji or fine semolina.
  3. Roast the semolina until light golden brown. Keep aside.
  4. Next, boil water and then add then add the roasted sooji.
  5. Stir well to avoid lumps.
  6. On low heat, cover and let it cook until all water is absorbed.
  7. Add sugar and stir well.
  8. Pour remaining ghee at this point. Stir well.
  9. You can add saffron or orange food colouring at this point. It is optional.
  10. Then add cardamom powder and fried nuts and raisins. Combien well.
  11. Arrange the warm kesari in a plate or bowl of your choice and serve warm. Garnish with more nuts.


For a bit more richer rava kesari, you can reduce the water and substitute it with milk. Nuts can include almonds, walnuts, or even pistachios.

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