Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Vanilla Kesari


Rava(sooji) - 1 cup
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Elaichi - 2 nos.
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Kesar color - A pinch
Water - 2 and 1/4 cup
Raisin - few
Cashew - few
Ghee - 2 tsp


1. Roast rava(sooji) until it start to turn brown, approx 5 - 8 mins.
2. Boil water in a pan, add color, elaichi and sugar.
3. Simmer the gas and start adding rava(sooji) slowly and stir while you add sooji(or else sooji will form as cubes and won't mix well).
5. Close the lid for 2 mins. Stir and check if rava(sooji) is cooked.
6. Mean while roast raisins and cashews in ghee and add to the kesari and mix well and serve hot.


-> you can add any kind of essence like mango, orange, rose, pineapple...etc.,