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Kesari / Kesari Bath

Kesari / Kesari Bath
Kesari / Kesari Bath
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  • Serves5 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian, South Indian
  • Good for breakfast , Snacks
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About this Recipe

Kesari is a sweet prepared with Semolina/Rawa/Suji. It is commonly  prepared all over India. It’s one of my hubby’s favorite dish, I prepare this very frequently. This is a must in all South Indian marriage breakfast menu, may be the ingredient would differ based on the flavor. It is also been a starter for south Indian meals and breakfast.

Ingredients & Quantity
  • Rawa/Semolina/Suji – 1 cup
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 2 cups
  • Sugar – ¾ cup
  • Cashew nuts – 10 nos
  • Raisins – 10 nos
  • Red colour powder – ¼ tsp
How to cook?
  1. Preparation: Dry roast rava/semolina till it changes to golden brown colour. Leave it t cool. Bring the water to boil in a kadai. Put the colour powder. Keep the flame in sim and Put the rava/semolina little by little. Keep on stirring continuously. So that no lumps are formed. When almost ¾ th of water is evaporated, put the sugar and continue stirring. In a tadka, heat the ghee and put the cashewnuts and raisins. Fry till they turn golden brown. Pour it to the rava and keep on stirring by dropping the ghee along the sides of the dish. When it comes to consistency of getting rolled together in the kadai, Switch of the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Serve hot.
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Madraasi Deepa

I love sweets but don't want to make complicated dishes thanks for posting it, one question which sooji should I buy as there are many which one gets in  Bangalore, like cheeroti,idli sooji,upma sooji... It always confuses me.

  • Madraasi Deepa Upma sooji means you need not fry, plain sooji means have to fry. Don't go for cheeroti and idli sooji. You check out step by step pictorial by clicking the URL given above. Thanks a lot. Stay tuned :)
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