Rava Kesari

For the last day of cooking colorful dishes for kids I made Rava Kesari.It is famous South Indian sweet just like North Indian Soozi Halwa.The only difference is of the color between the two.

I am posting this for kids delight because my daughter liked it so much .Any dish that my daughter love goes to Kids friendly section in my blog. So,let’s start the recipe.yum

Blogging Marathon#49-Week4/Day3
Theme-Colorful dishes

1 cup fine semolina /Rava
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoon cashew nut
Few saffron strands
2 cups water
2–3 green cardamom ,crushed
1/2 cup ghee/clarified butter

Heat ghee in a heavy bottom or non stick wok /pan. Add semolina and start roasting it on low to medium heat.
In another pan add water sugar and saffron.Let it boil on low flame.
Keep roasting the semolina until it start to change color for about 5-7 minutes.
Now add crushed cardamom and cashew nuts .Sir well.
Add hot sugar saffron water and keep stirring on low heat till it starts thickening .

Remove from heat and serve hot.


Serve-4. Cooking time-30 minutes

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#49

Sending this entry to Valli’s Kids Delight” colorful dishes happening at Vardas Kitchen.

Best regards,

Sapana Behl

11 comments on “Rava Kesari”

  1. All time favorite. Been a long time

  2. Sarita says:

    Rava kesari looks delicious!

  3. Super like, my family favourite kesari.

  4. Srividhya says:

    wow.. it has come out really well. Great recipe

  5. Looks wonderful Sapna so tempted to pick it from the screen.

  6. Srivalli says:

    All time quick dessert…I love how grainy it looks..

  7. what a luscious texture

  8. Pavani N says:

    Love the addition of saffron to any Indian dish, gives the dish a nice color and flavor. Yummy kesari.

  9. Simple and yummy. One of my go-to desserts!

  10. A yummy dessert to prepare in a jiffy.

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