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Kesari Rava

kesari-rava

Roast rava/semolina thoroughly to get that traditional taste and texture of kesari rava.

Ingredients:
Wheat dalia (broken wheat) (1 cup)
Clarified butter (ghee) (4 tbsp)
Sugar (1/2 cup)
Water (4 cups)
Cardamom (elaichi) powder (½ tsp)
Cashew nuts (kajoo) (1/4 cup)
Saffron strings or powder (kesar), soaked in milk (1/4 tsp)

Procedure:
step-1
Sauté whole wheat dalia in 2 tbsp of ghee, on low heat, until it is aromatic or pinkish in colour. At this stage, add in cardamom powder.

step-2
Now add water and cook it through in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles. The texture of the dalia needs to be coarse and runny.

step-3
Stir in sugar and mix till it dissolves. Once the sugar has dissolved, add 1 tbsp ghee to it, mix well. Also add saffron.

step-4
Let the rava cook for 3–4 mins on low heat.

step-5
Meanwhile, sauté cashew nuts to a golden colour in remaining ghee and sprinkle them over the dish.