Sunday, September 16, 2012



Ravai - 1/2 cup
Water - 1 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
Cashew nuts - 10 - 12 (splited)
Food color - a pinch (yellow/orange/red)
Ghee - 3 or 4 tbs


  1. Heat a pan, add ravai and roast until it turns light brown color. Allow it to cool and keep it aside.
  2. Boil the water with 1 tsp of ghee in high flame. Add ravai slowly to the water with continuous stir in the low flame. 
  3. Allow ravai to cook for 2 or 3 minutes and add sugar slowly to the mixture with continuous stir in the low flame. There should not be any lumps while adding sugar. We should be careful in this stage.
  4. Add color, cardamom powder and 1 1/2 tbs ghee. Mix well for 1 or 2 minutes. Keep it aside.
  5. Heat 2 tbs of ghee in a small frying pan, add cashews and fry for a minute. Add raisins too and fry for a minute or until it gets cook.
  6. Finally add cashews and raisins to the kesari. If you need, add little ghee to it.
  7. Ravai kesari is ready.

1 comment:

  1. putting this delicious sweet in the mold makes it even more appealing... Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Event - Authentic Indian Sweets w giveaway
    Event - Kid's delight - Sweet Treats


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