Feb 10, 2011

Rawa Kesari

Rawa Kesari

Serves: 5 - 6

Use same measuring cup to measure rawa ( sooji ), milk, sugar and ghee.

You will need

1 cup ( 100 g ) fine rawa ( sooji )
1 cup ghee
20 raisins
8- 10 cashew nuts, splits
3 cups milk
1 ½ cup sugar
2 pinches cardamom powder
1 teaspoon kesar /saffron ( optional )


Heat ghee in a wide & thick – bottomed vessel / kadai / frying pan. Add rawa and fry until light brown in colour.

Add raisins and cashew nuts and fry for some more time.

Add milk and let it cook on a slow fire until it is dry ( approximately 5 minutes on a low heat ) .

Add sugar. Mix it thoroughly and cook for another 5 minutes .

Add the cardamom powder, mix well and remove from the fire. Serve hot / warm / cool.

Tip: Add a little kesar or saffron diluted in little milk while cooking. It will enhance the flavor and taste of rawa kesari.

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